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Description - Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Change by Sarah E. Metcalfe

Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Change is an introduction to the major pollutants causing concern today, a description of their sources and how their emissions and concentrations have changed through time. Approaching atmospheric change in the context of its effects on the natural environment, people and the global climate system, Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Change examines: A*Atmospheric pollution at global, continental and local scales A*The development of policy at national and international levels A*The uses of computer models to help us understand and forecast the behaviour of pollutants and their impacts A*The success (or otherwise) of policies designed to reduce air pollution and the prospects for the future. With extensive references to useful web sites and further reading, Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Change will be of great benefit to senior undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780340719596
ISBN-10: 0340719591
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 10mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Hodder Arnold
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sarah E. Metcalfe

Sarah Metcalfe is Professor of Earth and Environmental Dynamics in the School of Geography at the University of Nottingham, UK. Dick Derwent is an independent consultant and has worked for over thirty years on air pollution and atmospheric chemistry. He has worked in major research organisations and for the UK government in developing and implementing air pollution policies. He was a contributor to the IPCC Working Group 1 3rd assessment. Both authors have served on a number of review and expert groups on air pollution issues for the UK government.

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