This standard textbook provides a comprehensive and up-to-dateoverview of the direct and indirect impacts of air pollution onplant life. Written by an international team of experts, thebook covers the main historical aspects and sources ofpollutants, atmospheric transport and transformations ofpollutants, and issues of global change and the use of science inair pollution policy formulation.* covers all the main phytotoxic pollutants with due considerationgiven to impacts at all levels of plant organisation from molecularto ecological.* emphasises the effects of air pollutants in altering plantresponse to common stresses, both abiotic and biotic - fields inwhich considerable progress has been made since publication of thefirst edition.* includes coverage of how research leads to pollution controlpolicy development.
Essential reading for students in Environmental Science,Biological Science and Agriculture, as well as environmentalconsultants and professionals involved in air quality research andthe application of air quality guidelines and advice.
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Table of Contents
Introduction (Nigel Bell & Michael Treshaw)Historical Perspectives (Michael Treshaw & Nigel Bell)Emissions, Dispersion and Atmospheric Transformation (RoyColville)Deposition and Uptake by Vegetation (David Fowler)Effects of Oxidants at the Biochemical, Cell and PhysiologicalLevels with Particular Reference to Ozone (Stephen Long and ShawnaNaidu)Effects of Oxidants at the Whole Plant and Community Level (MichaelAshmore)Nitrogen Oxides: Old Problems and New Challenges (TerryMansfield)Effects of Sulphur Dioxide (Allan Legge & Sagar Krupa)Effects of Fluorides (Len Weinstein & Del McCune)Effects of Volatile Organic Compounds (Christopher Collins &Nigel Bell)Effects of Particulates (Andrew Farmer)Effects of Increased Nitrogen Deposition (Roland Bobbink & LeonLaners)Effects of Wet Deposited Acidity (Trevor Ashenden)Effects of Pollutant mixtures (Andreas Fangmeier, Juergen Bender,Hand-Joachim Weigel & Hans-Juergen Jager)Forest Decline and Air Pollution: An Assessment of "Forest Health"in the Forests of Europe, the Northeastern United States andSoutheastern Canada (John Innes & John Skelly)Effects of Acidic Deposition on Aquatic Ecosystems (RonaldHarriman, Ricahrd Battarbee & Don Monteith)Effects on Bryophytes and Lichens (Jeffrey Bates)Modifications of Plant Response by Environmental Conditions (GinaMills)Air Pollutant -Abiotic Stress Interactions (Alan Davison & JeremyBarnes)Effects of Air Pollutants on Biotic Stresses (Walter Fluckiger,Sabine Braun & Erika Hiltbrunner)Effects of Air Pollutants in Developing Countries (FionaMarshall)Air Quality Guidelines and their Role in Pollution Control Policy(Michael Ashmore)Air Pollution and Climate Change (Victor Runeckles)Future Research Priorities and Directions (Nigel Bell)