Despite more than 20 years of regulatory efforts, concern is widespread that ozone pollution in the lower atmosphere, or troposphere, threatens the health of humans, animals, and vegetation. This book discusses how scientific information can be used to develop more effective regulations to control ozone. "Rethinking the Ozone Problem in Urban and Regional Air Pollution" discusses: the latest data and analysis on how tropospheric ozone is formed; how well our measurement techniques are functioning; deficiencies in efforts to date to control the problem; approaches to reducing ozone precursor emissions that hold the most promise; and what additional research is needed. With a wealth of technical information, the book discusses atmospheric chemistry, the role of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in ozone formation, monitoring and modeling the formation and transport processes, and the potential contribution of alternative fuels to solving the tropospheric ozone problem. The committee discusses criteria for designing more effective ozone control efforts. Because of its direct bearing on decisions to be made under the Clean Air Act, this book should be of great interest to environmental advocates, industry, and the regulatory community as well as scientists, faculty, and students.
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Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97803090463121.0
Descrizione libro National Academies Press, 1992. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110309046319
Descrizione libro National Academies Press, 1992. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Photocopy. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0309046319