Pollution: Causes, Effects and Control (5th New edition)

Pollution: Causes, Effects and Control (5th New edition)

By: Roy M. Harrison (editor), Williams Williams (contributor), William Mayes (contributor), Elise Cartmell (contributor), Oliver Jones (contributor), Simon Pollard (contributor), Martin Preston (contributor), John Fawell (contributor), Mackenzie Mackenzie (contributor), Roy M. Harrison (contributor)Hardback

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Twenty years on from the first edition of Pollution and the topic remains high in the public awareness. Environmental pollution is now a major area of research, consultancy and technological development and is a priority for the political agendas of both the developed and developing worlds. The fifth edition of this book is fully updated, and includes an entirely new chapter on Climate Change, presenting an authoritative view on this topic. Chapters in fast moving areas have been completely revised and several newcomers have joined the original set of authors. This popular book has proved invaluable as a teaching resource for two decades and is frequently used as a reference by practitioners in the field. Readers of earlier editions will benefit from updates on technologies such as nanoscience, and the legislative changes that have occurred since the fourth edition in 2001.

About Author

Roy Harrison OBE is Queen Elizabeth II Birmingham Centenary Professor of Environmental Health at the University of Birmingham. In 2004 he was appointed OBE for services to environmental science. Professor Harrison's research interests lie in the field of environment and human health. His main specialism is in air pollution, from emissions through atmospheric chemical and physical transformations to exposure and effects on human health. Much of this work is designed to inform the development of policy.

Contents

Chemical Pollution of the Aquatic Environment by Priority Pollutants and Its Control; Chemistry and Pollution of the Marine Environment; Drinking Water Quality and Health; Water Pollution Biology; Sewage and Sewage Sludge Treatment; The Treatment of Toxic Wastes; Air Pollution: Sources, Concentrations and Measurements; Chemistry of the Troposphere; Chemistry and Pollution of the Stratosphere; Atmospheric Dispersal of Pollutants and the Modeling of Air Pollution; Human Health Effects of Air Pollutants; Impacts of Gaseous Pollutants on Crops, Trees and Ecosystems; Control of Pollutant Emissions from Road Traffic; Climate Change; Soil Pollution and Land Contamination; Solid Waste Management; Clean Technologies and Industrial Ecology; The Environmental Behaviour of Persistent Organic Pollutants; Radioactivity in the Environment; Health Effects of Environmental Chemicals; The Legal Control of Pollution; The Regulation of Industrial Pollution

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781849736480
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 558
  • ID: 9781849736480
  • weight: 1312
  • ISBN10: 1849736480
  • edition: 5th New edition

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