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Air Quality Assessment and Management
A Practical Guide

ISBN 9780415234115
Published January 11, 2002 by CRC Press
400 Pages

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Book Description

Air Quality Assessment and Management: A Practical Guide describes the techniques available for an assessment while detailing the concepts and methodologies involved. It reviews the principles of air quality management; primary sources of air pollution; impact of emissions on human health, flora and fauna; scoping of air quality impacts; baseline monitoring; impact prediction; impact significance; and pollution mitigation and control. Emphasis will be placed on the practical side of AQA, with numerous international case studies and exercises to aid the reader in their understanding of concepts and applications.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Air Pollution Sources and Types. 3. Effects of Air Pollution. 4. Emission Inventories. 5. Air Pollution Monitoring. 6. Impact Prediction. 7. Impact Significance. 8. Mitigation, Control and Management. 9. Site Inspection and Project Management. 10. Case Studies. 11. Epilogue. 12. References. 13. Glossary. Index.

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