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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Air pollution and health.
Cambridge, U.K. : Royal Society of Chemistry, ©1998
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
R E Hester; Roy M Harrison; Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
|ISBN:||1591244234 9781591244233 9781847550095 1847550096|
|Description:||1 online resource (xi, 129 pages) : illustrations (some color).|
|Contents:||Health effects of gaseous air pollutants --
The mechanism of lung injury caused by PM10 --
Chemical carcinogens --
Setting health-based air quality standards --
The 1997 US EPA standards for particulate matter and ozone --
Health effects of indoor air pollutants.
|Series Title:||Issues in environmental science and technology, 10.|
|Responsibility:||editors, R.E. Hester and R.M. Harrison.|
Air Pollution and Health also addresses the practical issue of setting standards for human exposure to air pollution by including the philosophy of standard setting and a review of currently available standards, along with a description of the setting of USEPA revised standards for ozone and particulate matter. Current knowledge of indoor air pollution is also discussed.