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Ozone layer depletion

  • Health Risks of Ozone from Long-range Transboundary Air Pollutionby M. Amann; D. Derwent; B. Forsberg

    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...

  • Protecting the Ozone Layerby Stephen O Andersen; K Madhava Sarma

    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...

  • Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Alkanesby Jack G Calvert; Richard G Derwent; John J Orlando; Geoffrey S Tyndall; Timothy J Wallington

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 124.99

    An international team of eminent atmospheric scientists have prepared Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Alkanes as an authoritative source of information on the role of alkanes in the chemistry of the atmosphere. The book includes the properties of the alkanes and haloalkanes, as well as a comprehensive review and evaluation of the existing... more...

  • Remote Sensing and Atmospheric Ozoneby Arthur Philip Cracknell; Costas Varotsos

    Springer 2012; US$ 279.00

    The destruction of the ozone layer, together with global warming, is one of the hot environmental topics of today. This book examines the effect of human activities on atmospheric ozone, namely the increase of tropospheric ozone and the general diminution of stratospheric ozone and the production of the Antarctic ozone hole. Also discussed is the role... more...

  • Chemistry and Physics of Stratospheric Ozoneby Andrew Dessler

    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...

  • Ozone in the Atmosphereby Peter Fabian; Martin Dameris

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Peter Fabian and Martin Dameris provide a concise yet comprehensive overview of established scientific knowledge about ozone in the atmosphere. They present both ozone changes and trends in the stratosphere, as well as the effects of overabundance in the troposphere including the phenomenon of photosmog.Aspects such as photochemistry, atmospheric dynamics... more...

  • Transnational Environmental Policyby Reiner Grundmann

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 206.00

    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...

  • Stratospheric Ozone Depletion and Climate Changeby Rolf Muller; Ross Salawitch; Neil Harris

    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...

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