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Pollution and health.

Simon Albrecht

Pollution and health.

by Simon Albrecht

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Published by Daniels in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21957979M
ISBN 101854672088
OCLC/WorldCa47263594

air pollution, contamination of the air by noxious gases and minute particles of solid and liquid matter (particulates) in concentrations that endanger health. The major sources of air pollution are transportation engines, power and heat generation, industrial processes, and the burning of solid waste. Environmental noise pollution, a form of air pollution, is a threat to health and well-being. It is more severe and widespread than ever before, and it will continue to increase in magnitude and.

Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Great Britain. Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants. ISBN: OCLC Number. Environmental noise pollution is an emerging public policy and environmental concern and is considered to be one of the most important environmental stressors affecting public health throughout the world. This book examines environmental noise pollution, its health implications, the role of strategic noise mapping for problem assessment, major.

  A landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being. Read why we are drawn to the ocean each summer and how being near water sets our mind and bodies at ease. Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought it by Elizabeth Royte The early s brought discussion of more effective means to calculate the true costs of pollution in terms of its effects on health, productivity, and quality of life. There is considerable agreement, nonetheless, on the need for revised technology to diminish industrial and automotive emissions, to produce degradable wastes, and to dispose.


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In addition, the question of the importance of acid aerosols is iologically, the book deals with the problems associated with point sources as opposed to diffuse sources of air pollution, and considers whether the health effects of air pollution can be adequately areas, though difficult, need to be addressed, in order to develop our knowledge of the health effects of air : Hardcover.

Air Pollution and Health also addresses the practical issue of setting standards for human exposure to air pollution by including the philosophy of standard setting and a review of currently available standards, along with a description of the setting of USEPA revised standards for ozone and particulate : Paperback.

“The book discusses pollution-induced health risks, mortality and global disease burden coupled with a review on biological mechanisms involved in air pollution-induced diseases.

Format: Hardcover. Pollution as we know is an undesirable change in the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of the environment. Environmental Pollution and Health expounds the three main types of environmental pollution—air, water, and land—and their effects on human : V K Ahluwalia.

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In this book, a distinguished cast of leading researchers in both the scientific and policy dimensions of air pollution and health have synthesized the recent developments in the field and their relevance for public health in developing : Hardcover.

Air Pollution and Health Effects provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of air pollution health risks, morbidity and the global disease burden, whilst also delivering critical review on state of the art research so as to gain a fundamental understanding of the biological mechanisms involved in the etiology of air pollution-induced diseases.

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BookRemove; climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in Available Formats: Hardcover eReference Book with Online Access. With a clear focus on the scientific and technical aspects of air pollution and health, this book is essential reading for pollution and health policy-makers, researchers and others concerned with air pollution and health in developing by:   DOI link for Air Pollution and Human Health.

Air Pollution and Human Health book. By Lester B. Lave, Eugene P. Seskin. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 18 October Pub. location New York. Upon competition of a ten year research project which analyzes the effect of air pollution and death rates in US cities Cited by: This book offers an overview of our current understanding of air pollution health risks and how this knowledge is being used in the regulatory, therapeutic intervention measures to protect the public health and reduce the disease burden caused by acute and long-term exposure to air pollutants.

In book: Air Pollution - Monitoring, Modelling and Health. Cite this publication. Yungling L Lee. Air Pollution and Health Effects in Children. Selgrade MK, Lemanske RF, Jr, Gilmour MI. Pollution Solutions. Step 1: Create a class book called "Protecting our Natural Resources," and ask students to contribute ideas.

Step 2: Students should understand how human pollution affects our health and the planet’s health negatively. Use activities. Introduction: the connection between pollution and health --Air pollution and health --Water pollution and health --Hazardous chemicals and health --Other types of pollution and health --Preventing pollution and protecting health.

Series Title: Nutrition & health (Lucent Books. Environmental and Pollution Science, Third Edition, continues its tradition on providing readers with the scientific basis to understand, manage, mitigate, and prevent pollution across the environment, be it air, land, or water.

Pollution originates from a wide variety of sources, both natural and man-made, and occurs in a wide variety of forms including, biological, chemical, particulate or. Air Pollution and Health Discussion Paper One of the main outcomes of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) was the agreement by Member States to launch a process to develop a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The goal 3 .Air Pollution, Second Edition, Volume I: Air Pollution and Its Effects discusses the cause, effect, transport, measurement, and control of air pollution.

The volume covers the nature of air pollution; mechanism of the dispersal of air pollution by meteorological factors and from stacks; and its effect upon plants, animals, humans, materials.At the same time there have been significant developments in our ability to detect and quantify pollutants and a proliferation of urban and rural air pollution networks to monitor levels of atmospheric contamination.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Air Pollution and Health is the first fully comprehensive and.