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- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 20.00
Ozone is a highly oxidative compound formed in the lower atmosphere (from gases originating to a large extent from anthropogenic sources) by photochemistry driven by solar radiation. Owing to its highly reactive chemical properties, ozone is harmful to vegetation, materials and human health. In the troposphere, ozone is also an efficient greenhouse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 98.95
In the 1970s the world became aware of a huge danger: the destruction of the stratospheric ozone layer by CFCs escaping into the atmosphere, and the damage this could do to human health and the food chain. So great was the threat that by 1987 the UN had succeeded in coordinating an international treaty to phase out emissions; which, over the following... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 224.99
An overview of the chemical processes associated with the formation and loss of ozone in the atmosphere. more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 144.99
An authoritative source of information on the role of alkanes in the chemistry of the atmosphere. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; Not Available
This book examines the effect of human activities on atmospheric ozone. It details the role of remote sensing techniques in understanding the effects of human activities on atmospheric ozone as well as in the development of social and political awareness. more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 128.95
Chemistry and Physics of Stratospheric Ozone will provide an in-depth account of chemical and physical properties of stratospheric ozone, which will be valuable to a wide audience. The research of the last decade has produced as many arguments as answers, and the author provides a good account of both the accepted and provocative resolutions. *... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; Not Available
This book offers a concise yet thorough overview of established scientific knowledge about ozone in the atmosphere, presenting both ozone changes and trends in the stratosphere, as well as the effects of overabundance in the troposphere including photosmog. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
Transnational Environmental Policy analyses a surprising success story in the field of international environmental policy making: the threat to the ozone layer posed by industrial chemicals, and how it has been averted. The book also raises the more general question about the problem-solving capacities of industrialised countries and the world society... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00
Oxidation and removal of atmospheric constituents involve complex sequences of reactions which can lead to the production of photo-oxidants such as ozone. In order to understand and model these complex reaction sequences, it is necessary to have a comprehensive understanding of reaction mechanisms and accurate estimates of kinetic parameters for relevant... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2011; US$ 200.00
In recent years, several new concepts have emerged in the field of stratospheric ozone depletion, creating a need for a concise in-depth publication covering the ozone-climate issue. This monograph fills that void in the literature and gives detailed treatment of recent advances in the field of stratospheric ozone depletion. It puts particular emphasis... more...