Ozone-destroying chemicals; greenhouse gases; and dangerous airborne substances that were once thought to be benign are the most urgent issues facing air pollution control experts. Students need a thorough; updated reference that explores these current trends while also covering the fundamental concepts of this emerging discipline.
A new revision of a bestseller; Air Quality; Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive overview air quality issues; including a better understanding of atmospheric chemistry; the effects of pollution on public health and the environment; and the technology and regulatory practices used to achieve air quality goals.
New sections cover toxicological principles and risk assessment. The book also contains revised discussions on public policy concerns; with a focus on air quality standards for ozone depletion and global warming; and the health effects of particulate air pollutants.
This edition continues to serve as a very readable text for advanced level undergraduate and early graduate study in environmental science; environmental management; and in programs related to the study of public health; industrial hygiene; and pollution control.