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Hazardous Air Pollutants

Case Studies from Asia, 1st Edition

Edited by Dong-Chun Shin

CRC Press

197 pages

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Hazardous Air Pollutants: Case Studies from Asia examines the variety of public health problems, such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, increased mortality, and impaired mental health, that are severely affecting multiple Asian countries as a result of exposure to high concentrations of air pollution in the wake of rapid industrializa

Table of Contents

AIR POLLUTION AND HEALTH: SIX ASIAN CASE STUDIES. Air Pollution and Its Health Effects in China. Air Pollution and Health in Taiwan. Air Pollution and Health in Japan. Air Pollution in Indonesia: Estimates and Surveys. Air Pollution and Health in Malaysia. Air Pollution and Health in the Republic of Korea. BEYOND WHAT WE HAVE KNOWN. Air Pollution and Mental Health. The Impact of China's Vehicle Emission Regulations on Regional Air Quality and Welfare in 2020. Health Effects of Coal Energy Generation.

About the Editor

Dong-Chun Shin, MD, PhD, is a professor of the Department of Preventive Medicine and the director of the Institute for Environmental Research at Yonsei University College of Medicine. He is an active member of numerous organizations on environmental science, serving or having served as president or chair of several. He has published 158 peer-reviewed articles, including 36 SCI-listed works. He has been awarded the Presidential Citation for Environmental Achievement and the Order of National Service Merit, both by Korea. His research specializes in risk assessment and management and in health and environmental sustainability.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Public Health
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCIENCE / Environmental Science