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Indoor Air Pollution: Problems and Priorities
     

Indoor Air Pollution: Problems and Priorities

by G. B. Leslie, F. W. Lunau
 

ISBN-10: 0521477948

ISBN-13: 9780521477949

Pub. Date: 07/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ndoor Air Pollution addresses the problems arising from pollutants that all too commonly contaminate the indoor environment, including biological sources such as bacteria, fungi and molds, common combustion products, radon and other sources of radiation, solvents used in industry and the home, asbestos and dust pollution. The aim is to provide a balanced account of

Overview

ndoor Air Pollution addresses the problems arising from pollutants that all too commonly contaminate the indoor environment, including biological sources such as bacteria, fungi and molds, common combustion products, radon and other sources of radiation, solvents used in industry and the home, asbestos and dust pollution. The aim is to provide a balanced account of the health risks associated with these major pollutants and to quantify the scale of the problem on a pollution-by-pollution basis. Each chapter covers exposure levels, sources of pollution, and routes of uptake, health effects, control measures, and regulatory guidelines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521477949
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2011
Edition description:
1 PBK ED
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction F. W. Lunau and G. B. Leslie; 2. The perception of indoor air quality F. W. Lunau; 3. Legionella J. B. Kurtz; 4. Bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms P. Sherwood Burge; 5. The oxides of nitrogen J. M. Sneddon; 6. Mineral fibres R. C. Brown, J. A. Hoskins and A. Poole; 7. Radon T. Lindvall; 8. Formaldehyde G. R. Betton; 9. Hazards from solvents, pesticides and PCBs D. E. Ray; 10. Vegetable dusts and lung disease P. J. Nicholls; 11. Danders, etc. from domestic and laboratory animals G. Clough; 12. Environmental tobacco smoke D. F. Weetman; 13. Industrial environments G. W. Crockford; 14. Extremely low-frequency electro-magnetic radiation L. H. Hawkins; 15. Contributions from outdoor pollutants G. W. Crockford; 16. Ventilation for control of airborne pollutants P. Appleby; Index.

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