Synopses & Reviews
This book explains the origin of pollutants and their dispersion and transformation in the atmosphere, describes their effects on human beings, animals, plants, and materials, and presents techniques for emissions reduction from a variety of sources. Measuring techniques are emphasized because of their importance for the detection of pollutants and for monitoring the performance of emission control equipment. The closing chapter discusses international regulations for air quality control. For all those interested in environmental protection this book is a highly readable introduction to the field of air pollution and air quality control. It serves as a useful textbook for teachers and students and as a reference for practice-oriented work in industry, consultancies and environmental agencies.