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Fifty environmental problems of timely importance

Author: Leona Marshall Libby
Publisher: [Santa Monica, Calif.], [Rand Corp.], [1970]
Series: Rand Corporation.; Paper
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The paper surveys some of the most recognizable and pressing problems of the environment, and includes comments on them from the current literature. Topics include short articles on pollution involving SST and stratospheric air force planes, Heat, DDT, Airports, Design of satellite-city systems, Respiratory diseases and smog, Radioactive waste disposal methods, Constructive use of garbage, Indemnity payments by air  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leona Marshall Libby
OCLC Number: 203378
Notes: Caption title.
Description: v, 67 pages 28 cm.
Series Title: Rand Corporation.; Paper
Responsibility: [by] L.M. Libby.

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The paper surveys some of the most recognizable and pressing problems of the environment, and includes comments on them from the current literature. Topics include short articles on pollution involving SST and stratospheric air force planes, Heat, DDT, Airports, Design of satellite-city systems, Respiratory diseases and smog, Radioactive waste disposal methods, Constructive use of garbage, Indemnity payments by air polluters, Phosphorus in waste waters, Constructive use of sewage, Biologic effects of lead, Clean-up of fuel oil, Weather modification, Ocean pollution, Reuse of golf courses, graveyards, and railroad properties, City slums, Resources of continental shelves, Hot pipeline in arctic, Los Angeles and earthquakes, Weather and CO2, Dome over manhattan, Extermination genus rattus, Helium, Eutrophication, Law for pollution control, Atmospheric CO, Starfish and its control, Oil spills, Logging, Tundra lands, and Ice fog.

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