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Author: James W S Longhurst; C A Brebbia
Publisher: Southampton ; Boston : WIT Press, ©2012.
Series: WIT transactions on ecology and the environment, v. 157.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

The goal of this conference was to bring together researchers who are active in the study of air contaminants and to exchange information through the presentation and discussion of papers dealing  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James W S Longhurst; C A Brebbia
ISBN: 9781845645823 1845645820
OCLC Number: 769546915
Notes: "Twentieth International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution held in A Coruña, Spain in 2012"--Preface.
Description: 549 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents Section 1: Air pollution modelling Application of ADMS and AERMOD models to study the dispersion of vehicular pollutants in urban areas of India and the United Kingdom; Analytical formulation for radioactive contaminant released from nuclear power plants; A simple operative formula for ground level concentration from a point source Criteria pollutant dispersion modeling analysis for the Harir Early Production Facility, Kurdistan Region of Iraq; Impact assessment on air quality due to widening of a highway by using CALINE software; A closed form solution for pollutant dispersion in atmosphere considering nonlocal closure of the turbulent diffusion; Modelling temporal changes of nitrogen dioxide concentrations in an urban areaComparison and assessment of two emission inventories for the Madrid region; Air pollution caused by war activity; Personal exposure to particle concentration in a busy street; Effect of surface roughness on neutral and dense gas dispersion in the BLWT Section 2: Air quality management A contribution to air quality management in urban industrialized areas; Air quality action planning: barriers to remediation in local air quality management; Air quality policy and scientific research in Southern Africa; Suspended particulates and air pollution in Bicol cities, Philippines Section 3: Air pollution problems in Thailand (Special session organised by S. Pongpiachan) Application of air compass software for source identification of semi-volatile organic compounds in Whitbourne, UK; Air pollution management in Rayong's industrial area, Thailand; Public participation in planning the coal-fired power plant projects in Thailand; Initial assessment of air pollution from electricity generation using renewable energy and management in Thailand Section 4: Emission studies A mixed top-down and bottom-up methodology in spatial segregation of emissions based on GIS tools; Evaluation of the E-PRTR emissions inventory: the Galician case; Performance evaluation of air quality dispersion models at urban intersection of an Indian city: a case study of Delhi city; Experimental study of atmospheric 3D dispersion of a passive tracer in urban environment: comparison with Briggs urban model; Lead emissions from open burning of artillery propellants; Comparative analysis of dust emissions:isolated stockpile vs two nearby stockpiles Section 5: Indoor air pollution Exposure to dust in poultry: the importance of task differences for detailed exposure assessment; Concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOC) after home renovations in terms of hygiene and environmental health; Air contaminants in animal production: the poultry case Section 6: Monitoring and measuring Thermal comfort analysis of public transport passengers in Catania; Major ions wet deposition and trends during the last decade on the eastern Adriatic coast; Evaluation of outdoor and indoor dust deposition as environmental pollution in Erbil province; Characterization of suspended particulate matter emitted from waste rice husk as biomass fuel under different combustion conditions; Atmospheric contribution to eutrophication of the Adriatic Sea; Release rate of daughter allergenic species from Cryptomeria japonica pollen grains trapped in air polluted wet deposition; Air residues from live firings during military training Section 7: Air pollution mitigation Predicting the life time of steels in CCS environment from long term local corrosion experiments; Air pollution reduction measures in the Sydney GMR using marginal abatement cost curves; Wastewater treatment and carbon trade: impact of certified emission reduction in a biogas project Section 8: Health effects Particle emissions from household fires in South Africa; Most relevant sources of indoor particles in children's rooms and respiratory health effects of size-segregated particles; A retrospective case-control study investigating the association between pollutant exposures and childhood asthma; Framing air pollution as a major health risk in Lagos, Nigeria Section 9: Innovative technologies Photocatalytic removal of NO using TiO2-containing ceramic tiles: evaluation under different reactor's operational mode; Development of a burner to measure biogas generation Section 10: Carbon sequestration Experimental study into carbon dioxide solubility and species distribution in aqueous alkanolamine solutions; Mitigating climate change by CO2 air capture and geological storage: opportunities for Iran; Soil organic carbon stocks under different forest types in Pokhare khola sub-watershed: a case study from the Dhading district of Nepal
Series Title: WIT transactions on ecology and the environment, v. 157.
Responsibility: editors, J.W.S. Longhurst, C.A. Brebbia.


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