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The Science of Air: Concepts and Applications

By: Frank R Spellman

300 pages, black & white illustrations, tables

CRC Press

Hardback | Jan 2009 | Edition: 2 | #178370 | ISBN-13: 9781420075328
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This one-of-a-kind, completely revised volume presents the latest research on global climate change, air pollution, radon, indoor air quality, acid rain, and more. The second edition of a bestseller, this work explores common themes of air resource utilization and air protection with a section on air pollution and remediation. It contains regulatory updates related to air quality and an update on pollution control technologies. In addition to the discussion of numerous mitigation and remediation procedures, this authoritative resource includes an expanded section on the fundamentals of air chemistry and physics making it an indispensable text for those tasked with compliance to air pollution laws.


Preface FUNDAMENTALS. Introduction. All About Air. Gas Physics. Particle Physics. Basic Air Chemistry. ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE. The Atmosphere. Moisture In The Atmosphere. Precipitation and Evapotranspiration. The Atmosphere in Motion. Weather and Climate. Microclimates. The Endangered Atmosphere: Climate Change. AIR QUALITY. Air Quality Management. Air Pollution. Air Pollution Control Technology. Indoor Air Quality.

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