Stone Deterioration in Polluted Urban Environments / Edition 1

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It is perhaps because fishes live in a buoyant medium, whether it be fresh or sea water, that they show a diversity in body shapes that is unparalleled by other vertebrates. There is also a unique diversity in the modes of reproduction, whether by external or internal fertilization, and this, with the morphology and fine structure of the reproductive system and its components, is the subject of the present volume. A large part of this book deals with the ultrastructure of spermatozoa, with some discussion of phylogenetic implications.
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David Mitchell
David Mitchell
David Mitchell is one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists 2003. His first novel, Ghostwritten, won the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and his second, number9dream, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. He lives in Herefordshire, England.
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Table of Contents

Series Preface
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Contributors
1 Stone Weathering and Urban Particulate Pollution in the UK 1
2 Urban Pollution and Stone Weathering in the Black Country 23
3 Potential for Building Stone Soiling from Vehicle-related Pollutants Alongside a Busy Road 43
4 Weathering of Rocks by Lichens with Special Reference to Stonework: A Review 51
5 Experimental Studies of Rock Weathering by Plant Roots: Updating the Work of Julius Sachs (1832-1897) 61
6 Comparison of the Process of Decay of Two Limestones in a Polluted Urban Environment 73
7 Initial Stages of Sandstone Decay in a Polluted Urban Environment 93
8 Role of NO[subscript 2] and SO[subscript 2] on the Degradation of Limestone 119
9 Dry Deposition of SO[subscript 2] on Carbonate Stone: An Overview of Laboratory Studies 131
10 Development and Potential Uses of Computer Simulation Techniques in the Study of Rock Weathering 149
11 Comparative Assessment of Decay and Soiling of Masonry: Methodology and Analysis of Surveyor Variability 167
12 Colour Changes of Portland Stone: A Study of the Victoria and Albert Museum Facade 1989-1998 191
13 Representing Surface Loss on Gravestones: Does the Mean, Mean Anything? 203
14 Depth Profiling of Soluble Salts in Scottish Sandstone Buildings 217
15 Local Variability of Marine Influence on Coastal Rock Weathering Rates: A Long-term Study 229
16 International Implications of Atmospheric Pollution on Stone 253
Index 265
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