The sixth edition of a bestseller, Air Quality provides students with a comprehensive overview of air quality, the science that continues to provide a better understanding of atmospheric chemistry and its effects on public health and the environment, and the regulatory and technological management practices employed in achieving air quality goals.
Maintaining the practical approach that has made previous editions popular, the chapters have been reorganized, new material has been added, less relevant material has been deleted, and new images have been added, particularly those from Earth satellites. New in the Sixth EditionNew graphics, images, and an appended list of unit conversionsNew problems and questionsPresents all-new information on the state of air quality monitoringProvides the latest updates on air quality legislation in the United StatesUpdates the effects of air pollution and CO2 on climate changeExamines the effects of the latest changes in energy production and the related emissions and pollutantsOffers broadened coverage of air pollutant emissions and air quality in a global contextThis new edition elucidates the challenges we face in our efforts to protect and enhance the quality of the nation's air.
It also highlights the growing global awareness of air quality issues, climate change, and public health concerns in the developing world.
The breadth of coverage, review questions at the end of each chapter, extensive glossary, and list of readings place the tools for understanding into your students' hands.
PHVJ Atmospheric physics, RB Earth sciences, RBP Meteorology & climatology, TDCB Chemical engineering, THX Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology, TN Civil engineering, surveying & building, TQ Environmental science, engineering & technology