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  • The Engineer's Clean Air Handbookby P. D. Osborn

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Engineer's Clean Air Handbook is written for engineers but in a language which should be understandable to anyone who may be directly involved in or concerned about atmospheric contamination. It concentrates on achieving clean air and on the more general aspects of pollution. The book begins with the description and make-up of the atmosphere,... more...

  • Air Pollutionby R. S. Scorer; R. S. Scorer

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

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  • Measurement of Airborne Pollutantsby Suzanne Couling

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

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  • Fundamentals of Air Pollutionby Richard W. Boubel; Daniel Vallero; Donald L. Fox; Bruce Turner; Arthur C. Stern

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    This new edition of the premier air pollution textbook is completely updated and revised to include all components of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. Fundamentals of Air Pollution, Third Edition covers the spectrum of topics pertinent to the study of air pollution: elements, sources, effects, measurement, monitoring, meteorology, and regulatory... more...

  • Oxy-Fuel Combustion for Power Generation and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Captureby L Zheng

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 255.00

    Oxy-fuel combustion is currently considered to be one of the major technologies for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture in power plants. The advantages of using oxygen (O2) instead of air for combustion include a CO2-enriched flue gas that is ready for sequestration following purification and low NOx emissions. This simple and elegant technology has attracted... more...

  • Atmospheric Dispersion Modellingby Rod Barratt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 163.95

    To comply with legal and other standards, businesses and regulators are increasingly required to make decisions based on risk assessments of the potential effects of their activities on the environment. Atmospheric dispersion modelling is a cost-effective method, allowing various scenarios to be explored before expensive investment takes place. This... more...

  • Carbon Responsibility and Embodied Emissionsby Joćo F. D. Rodrigues; Tiago M. D. Domingos; Alexandra P.S. Marques

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Climate change policy and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions are currently discussed at all scales, ranging from the Kyoto Protocol to the increasingly frequent advertisement of ''carbon neutrality'' in consumer products. However, the only policy option usually considered is the reduction of direct emissions. Another potential policy tool,... more...

  • Urban Smellscapesby Victoria Henshaw

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    We see the city, we hear the city, but above all: we smell the city. Scent has unique qualities: ubiquity, persistence, and an unparalleled connection to memory, yet it has gone overlooked in discussions of sensory design. What scents shape the city? How does scent contribute to placemaking? How do we design smell environments in the city? Urban... more...

  • Climate Change Cooperation in Southern Africaby Ian Rowlands

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This volume, published in association with the United Nations Environment Programme, examines how co-ordinated action among neighbouring countries could reduce greenhouse gas emissions in ways which are environmentally, economically and socially beneficial. A framework is presented for analyzing regional mitigation options, along with specific proposals... more...

  • Air Pollutionby Arthur C. Stern

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 485.00

    Subjects extensively covered include asbestos, carbon dioxide, lead, nuclear accidents, non-ionizing radiation, stratospheric ozone, and visibility. Major topics discussed are: acidic deposition (acid rain); indoor air pollution; long range transport; risk assessment and management; hazardous and toxic substances. This state-of-the-art compilation... more...