Intercontinental transport of air pollution

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Springer , Berlin, New York
Air -- Pollution -- Research., Transboundary pollution., Air quality management., Luchtverontreini
Statementvolume editor, A. Stohl.
SeriesThe handbook of environmental chemistry -- v. 4, Air pollution, Part G
ContributionsStohl, Andreas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD883.15 .I56 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 325 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18511729M
ISBN 103540205632
LC Control Number2004104065

Transboundary transport of air pollution has been a topic of scientific research for several decades and has also been addressed already by environmental policies.

However, the importance of air pollution transport on the largest - intercontinental - scales, has been recognized only : Hardcover.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Foreword / A. Stohl --Intercontinental transport of air pollution: an introduction / A. Stohl and S. Eckhardt --Long range transport of air pollution to the Arctic / J.W. Bottenheim [and others] --Air pollution export from and import to North America: experimental evidence / O.

Transboundary transport of air pollution has been a topic of scientific research for several decades and has also been addressed already by environmental policies. However, the importance of air pollution transport on the largest - intercontinental - scales, has been recognized only recently.

Transboundary transport of air pollution has been a topic of scientific research for several decades and has also been addressed already by environmental policies.

However, the importance of air pollution transport on the largest - intercontinental - scales, has been recognized only recently. It was soon found that the meteorological and chemical processes involved in intercontinental.

Transboundary transport of air pollution has been a topic of scientific research for several decades and has also been addressed already by environmental policies.

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However, the importance of air pollution transport on the largest - intercontinental - scales, has been recognized only recently. A recent report by the Task Force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution says that coordinated international actions to mitigate the intercontinental flows of certain air pollutants would yield significant environmental and public health benefits.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xiv, pages also available online.) Contents: Andreas Stohl, Sabine Eckhardt: Intercontinental Transport of Air Pollution --An Introduction --Jan Bottenheim, Ashu Dastoor, Sun-Ling Gong, Kaz Higuchi, Yi-Fan Li: Long Range Transport of Air Pollution to the Arctic --Owen R.

Cooper: Air Pollution Export. Abstract. This chapter introduces the reader to the topic of intercontinental air pollution transport. It starts by describing how air pollution problems started on the local scale many centuries ago, became regional-scale problems as emissions of pollutants continued to rise, and are now considered to Cited by: 9.

Explore our list of Air Pollution & Pollutants Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. The interim assessment report provides a first report from the Task Force, which was mandated to obtain a better understanding of intercontinental transport of air pollution and to provide estimates of source – receptor relationships for intercontinental air pollution.

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Free shipping for many products. The impact of global air pollution on climate and the environment is a new focus in atmospheric science. Intercontinental transport and hemispheric air pollution by ozone jeopardize agricultural Author: Hajime Akimoto.

Although this series no longer publishes new content, the published titles listed below may be still available on-line (e. via the Springer Book Archives) and in print. When the Executive Body to the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution took the decision to establish the Task Force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution (TF HTAP) in Decemberit was on the basis of a growing understanding of the issues surrounding the hemispheric and intercontinental transport of air pollutants.

Technical Discussion of Atmospheric Transport Mechanisms Once an air pollutant is released into the atmosphere, chemical, microphysical, and meteorological factors determine how it is distributed.

The location of air pollution sources with respect to local, regional, and global air circulation patterns influences how efficiently pollutants are. Atmospheric processes, including the wind-borne transport of air pollutants, are typically classified into time and equivalent spatial scales, each of which includes dominant physical and chemical processes.

For example, the “mesoscale-beta” spatial scale typically extends from to 2, km. Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution Part B - Mercury (Air Pollution Studies) [United Nations] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution Part B - Mercury (Air Pollution Studies)First published: 26 Sep, This is one part of a four-volume set that presents a state-of-the-science assessment of the intercontinental transport of air pollutants across the Northern Hemisphere.

The first three volumes are technical assessments of the state-of-science with respect to intercontinental transport of ozone and particulate matter, mercury, and persistent. Air Pollution and Global Warming is exceptionally well-written and presented.

This is an ideal text to introduce students to the chemistry and physics of Earth's atmosphere. This accessible textbook provides a practical understanding of chemistry and physics applied to atmospheric science topics, and to the nature, causes and consequences of Cited by: This chapter also serves the purpose of directing the reader to the detailed topical chapters of this book.

Air pollution–Long-range transport–Air quality Read more. Thus, substances with the potential to undergo for instance intercontinental transport via air, ocean currents or migrating species cannot properly be addressed leading to an underestimation of effects due to the open system boundaries.

Such intercontinental transport is even observed for particle-bound trace elements (Church et al., ).

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Prevention of Air Pollution for Sustainable Environment: /ch Air pollution is the natural processes caused by human activities through which certain substances enter the atmosphere at a sufficient concentration to cause.

The Task Force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution was established by the Executive Body of the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution to develop a fuller understanding of intercontinental transport of air pollution in the Northern Hemisphere.

This paper brings to the topic of world shipments an investigation of more efficient multimodal routes from the commercial (time and consumption Cited by: 1. Publication details. Book: Hemispheric transport of air pollution Part C: Persistent organic pollutants., 89–, Link: Air pollution studies, EPA held a workshop with ADB in August to build capacity in Asia to create air quality management plans that reflect the best available science, address regional air quality challenges, and reduce intercontinental transport of pollutants including PM and ozone.

Despite uncertainties, the health benefits of reduced intercontinental air pollution transport suggest that international cooperation may be desirable to mitigate pollution transported over long distances. More details. DOI: /acp; Year: ; Journal: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

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Zhang Y. The impact of climate and emission changes on global air quality and intercontinental transport. Presented at the School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, J R (Final) not available: Presentation: Zhang Y.

Three-dimensional air quality modeling: gas-phase chemistry and aerosol treatments. Transport (commonly used in the U.K.), or transportation (used in the U.S.), is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another.

In other words, the action of transport is defined as a particular movement of an organism or thing from a point A (a place in space) to a point B. Modes of transport include air, land (rail and road), water, cable, pipeline and space. Sincehe has co-chaired the Task Force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution under the Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution.

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Air quality modeling and simulation is an indispensable tool used in different environmental studies that attempt to estimate air pollution levels caused by existing or planned combustion processes, to evaluate proposed emission reduction technologies, to select sites for new emission sources, and accordingly to establish emission control.On 8 November the new Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) was formally adopted by the Council of Ministers.

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