Introduction to Air Pollution Science

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Jan 11, 2012 - Medical - 333 pages
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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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Contents

Sources and Emissions of Air Pollutants
21
Important Properties of Air Pollutants
41
Sampling and Analysis for Health Assessments
79
Visibility Climate and the Ozone Layer
121
Regulation and Abatement of Air Pollutants
143
Human Exposures to Air Pollutants
179
Effects on Human Health
199
Toxicology Studies
215
Epidemiology and Air Pollution
241
Risk Assessment
269
Ethical Considerations How They Apply to Air Pollution
297
Index
313
Figure and Table Credits Page
327
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