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2nd Edition

Principles of Air Quality Management

ISBN 9780849370991
Published September 11, 2006 by CRC Press
334 Pages 120 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Blending information from popular mainstream articles, highly technical publications, and research journals, the second edition of Principles of Air Quality Management features new sections on air toxics, new information on chronic and acute health effects, and new approaches to the assessment of those impacts on sensitive populations. It emphasizes toxic air pollutants and alternative approaches to management of air quality in local environments. The book explains how primary pollutants form in industrial and mobile combustion processes and the latest on how they are controlled. It also presents in-depth information on the meteorology of atmospheric transport and explains how secondary photochemical pollutants form in ambient air.

Table of Contents

The Atmosphere and Its Contaminants. Effects of Air Pollution. Air Quality Standards and Monitoring. Sources and Measurement Methodologies. Meteorology, Dispersion, and Modeling. Stationary-Source Control Approaches. Mobile Sources and Control Approaches. Global Concerns. Air Quality Laws and Regulations. Management, Trends, and Indoor Air Quality.

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Roger D. Griffin