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Air Pollution and Climate Change: The Biological Impact


By: A Wellburn

282 pages, Illus

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | May 1994 | Edition: 2 | #32131 | ISBN: 058209285X
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Fully revised edition which surveys the problem of air pollution and climate change. The text concentrates on the mechanisms of action of air pollutants and acid rain, from biological tissues to a global scale.


1. Introduction. 2. Sulphur dioxide. 3. Nitrogen dioxide. 4. Ammonia and sulphides. 5. Acid rain. 6. Ozone, pan and photochemical smog. 7. Stratospheric ozone depletion and enhanced UV-B Radiation. 8. Global warming. 9. Other pollutants. 10. Recent forest decline. 11. Interaction and integration. Appendix 1: Free radicals. 2: Acidic, pH, pKa and microequivalents. 3: Glossary and units.

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