Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Change
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Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Change

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by Sarah Metcalfe, Dick Derwent
     
 

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Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Change is an introduction to the major pollutants currently arousing concern and a description how scientists monitor the composition of the atmosphere and assess emissions. Approaching atmospheric change in the context of its effects on the natural environment, people and the global climate system, Atmospheric Pollution and

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Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Change is an introduction to the major pollutants currently arousing concern and a description how scientists monitor the composition of the atmosphere and assess emissions. Approaching atmospheric change in the context of its effects on the natural environment, people and the global climate system, Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Change examines:

· Atmospheric pollution at global, continental and local scales

· The development of policy at national and international levels

· The major computer modelling approaches which help us to understand and forecast the behaviour of pollutants and their impacts

· The success (or otherwise) of policies designed to reduce air pollution and the prospects for the future.
With extensive references to useful web sites and further reading, Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Change will be of great benefit to senior undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'This book is an authoritative but accessible synthesis of environmental pollution as a major cause of environmental change ... ...a very useful book that addresses many of the issues covered by atmospheric pollution in a very accessible way... I found this book as complete and informative as possible and of utmost importance to interested readers, whatever their background or motivations.'

International Journal of Environment and Pollution

"I found this book an excellent introduction to the topic with a highly informative distillation of some key observed trends and future model predictions."

The Geographical Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340719596
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/15/2005
Series:
Key Issues in Environmental Change Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Metcalfe is Professor of Earth and Environmental Dynamics in the School of Geography at the University of Nottingham, UK.

Dick Derwent is an independent consultant and has worked for over thirty years on air pollution and atmospheric chemistry. He has worked in major research organisations and for the UK government in developing and implementing air pollution policies. He was a contributor to the IPCC Working Group 1 3rd assessment.

Both authors have served on a number of review and expert groups on air pollution issues for the UK government.

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Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Change 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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...something.. watchws from the bushes, visible only as a pair of green eyes, blurred and far-away.
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She stops and takes a deep breath in. And then she sprints across.
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* hung skeletons that line the trees symbokizes as the borderline for grounder territory. Tresspassers will be killed or captured*