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xviii, 375 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
  • 1. Basics and discovery of atmospheric chemicals-- 2. The sun, the Earth, and the evolution of the Earth's atmosphere-- 3. Structure and composition of the present-day atmosphere-- 4. Urban air pollution-- 5. Aerosol particles in the polluted and global atmosphere-- 6. Effects of meteorology on air pollution-- 7. Effects of pollution on visibility, UV radiation, and colors in the sky-- 8. International regulation of urban smog since the 1940s-- 9. Indoor air pollution-- 10. Acid deposition-- 11. Global stratospheric ozone reduction-- 12. The greenhouse effect and global warming-- 13. Energy solutions to air pollution and global warming.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107021617 20160609
This new edition of Mark Jacobson's textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the history and science of the major air pollution and climate problems that face the world today, as well as the energy and policy solutions to those problems. Every chapter has been brought completely up-to-date with new data, figures and text. There is a new additional chapter on large-scale solutions to climate and air pollution problems. Many more color photographs and diagrams and many additional examples and homework problems have been added. This is an ideal introductory textbook on air pollution for students taking courses in atmospheric chemistry and physics, meteorology, environmental science, Earth science, civil and environmental engineering, chemistry, environmental law and politics, and city planning and regulation. It will also form a valuable reference text for researchers and an introduction to the subject for general audiences.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107021617 20160609
Engineering Library (Terman)
CEE-263D-01, CEE-64-01