By: Robert F Phalen
This concise book presents the relevant scientific data, historical developments, unsolved problems, and new research opportunities related to particulate air pollution and human health.
He [Phalen] focuses on the science of the topic...his delivery is aimed at nonspecialists, a difficult combination he achieves quite well. ...Phalen provides extensive references to the scientific literature for those seeking technical detail. Highly recommended. (Choice, 41:1 (2003)
Preface. 1. Harmful Effects of Particulate Air Pollution. 2. Historical Overview. 3. Interpreting the PM Epidemiology. 4. The Nature of Urban Particulate Matter. 5. The Fates of Inhaled Particles. 6. The Toxicology of Particulate Material. 7. Research Needs. 8. What's at Stake? 9. Challenges to Dogma. 10. Conclusions and Recommendations. Index.
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