Introduction to Air Pollution Science
This unique textbook examines the basic health and environmental issues associated with air pollution including the relevant toxicology and epidemiology. It provides a foundation for the sampling and analysis of air pollutants as well as an understanding of international air quality regulations. Written for upper-level undergraduate and introductory graduate courses in air pollution, the book is also a valuable desk reference for practicing professionals who need to have a broad understanding of the topic. Important Notice: the digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
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Sources and Emissions of Air Pollutants
Important Properties of Air Pollutants
Sampling and Analysis for Health Assessments
Visibility Climate and the Ozone Layer
Regulation and Abatement of Air Pollutants
Human Exposures to Air Pollutants
Effects on Human Health
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