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Pollution Assessment and Control


Edited By: Vic Barnett and K Feridun Turkman

345 pages, Tabs, graphs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | May 1997 | #55921 | ISBN: 0471964352
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About this book

Focuses on the proceedings of the 3rd SPRUCE Conference|, an international initiative concerned with Statistics in Public Resources, Utilities, and in Care of the Environment. This conference covered: atmospheric pollution, water quality, urban pollution, industrial hazard, the food chain, and wildlife and ecology.

The book will be of interest and value to statisticians and environmental scientists dealing with pollution problems. (International Journal of Environmental Studies, Vol. 56, No. 1, 1999)


Partial table of contents: Statistical Analyses of Pollution Problems (V. Barnett). SAMPLING AND MONITORING OF POLLUTION. Sampling and Efficient Data Use for Characterizing Polluted Areas (A. Stein). Statistical Models for the Semi-Arid Land-Surface-Atmosphere Program: An Integrated Monitoring Experiment (F. Avila). RADIATION. Bayesian Uncertainty Analysis and Radiological Protection (R. Haylock & A. O'Hagan). AIR QUALITY. Statistical Analysis of Trend in Urban Ozone (H. Vaquera-Huerta, et al.). WATER QUALITY. Geostatistics Applied to Hydrology Problems and Tools (D. Myers). HEALTH. Interpolating Air Pollution for Health Impact Assessment (J. Zidek). Latencies, Exposures to Environmental Hazards, and Cancer Rates (Y. Mao & I. MacNeill). POLICY AND MANAGEMENT. Statistical Issues in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment of Anthropogenic Pollution (L. Cox & N. Ross). References. Index.

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