Environmental chemistry : Asian lessons / Vladimir N. Bashkin.

Bashkin, V. N. (Vladimir Nikolaevich) [Browse]
Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, c2003.
xii, 472 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.


Summary note
Taking into account the geographic boundaries of environmental pollution that is especially pronounced in Asia and the specific peculiarities of pollution in developing countries, this textbook provides oriented knowledge in basic and applied environmental chemistry.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Action note
Committed to retain in perpetuity — ReCAP Shared Collection (HUL)
  • Energy and Atmospheric Pollution
  • Sources of Environmental Pollution in Asia
  • Stationary emission sources
  • Emission of pollutants in various Asian countries
  • Transboundary transport of sulfur and nitrogen compounds in the Eurasian continent
  • Greenhouse Gases
  • Sources of greenhouse effects in Asia
  • Chemistry of the troposphere
  • Increasing GHG concentrations in the troposphere
  • Regional Asian impacts of global warming
  • International agreements on global climate change
  • Urban Air Pollution
  • Modern state of urban air pollution in Asia
  • Development of photochemical smog in Asian cities
  • Role of particles in urban air pollution in Asian cities
  • Indoor air quality
  • Urban air pollution and health effects
  • Acid Deposition
  • Acid rain monitoring in Asia
  • Chemistry of acid rain
  • Ecological consequences of acid rain in Asia
  • Mitigation of acid rains in Asian countries
  • Haze Pollution
  • Sources and transport of haze pollutants
  • Chemical composition of haze
  • Synergetic effects with other anthropogenic pollutants
  • Human and environmental implications
  • Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
  • Stratospheric chemistry of ozone
  • Role of chlorofluorocarbons in stratosphere ozone depletion
  • Role of nitrous oxide in stratosphere ozone depletion
  • Consequences of ozone depletion
  • CFCs emission abatement strategy
  • Soil and Water Pollution
  • Soil Pollution
  • Characteristic biogeochemical features of soils and natural ecosystems in Asia
  • Modern land use in Asia
  • Chemical deterioration of soils.
  • Freshwater Pollution
  • Water resources in the Asian region
  • Hydrochemistry of natural waters
  • Pollution loading and consequences
  • Policies and strategies for abatement of water pollution in Asia
  • Pollution of Marine Waters
  • Soluble and solid discharge of pollutants into the Pacific and Indian Oceans
  • Marine water chemistry
  • Consequences of coastal and marine water pollution
  • Drinking Waters
  • Purification of freshwater in Asia
  • Chemical, toxicological, and economic aspects of various disinfectants in Asian cities
  • Pollutants in drinking water
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Desalination
  • Toxic Substances
  • Ecotoxicological Chemistry
  • Biochemical aspects of toxicant behavior in living organisms
  • Interactions between environmental chemistry, toxicology and ecotoxicological chemistry
  • Effects of toxicants on carcinogenesis, teratogenesis, mutagenesis, and immune system
  • Ecotoxicological properties of principal pollutants
  • Environmental Chemistry of Heavy Metals
  • Emission of heavy metals from coal-burning power plants
  • Environmental chemistry of arsenic
  • Environmental geochemistry of mercury
  • Environmental geochemistry of lead
  • Environmental Chemistry of Nitrogen
  • Biogeochemical cycle of nitrogen
  • Environmental biogeochemistry of nitrogen in the Asian region
  • Nitrate biogeochemical provinces and cancer diseases in the Asian region
  • Organic Xenobiotics
  • Pesticides in the Asian countries
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs.
  • Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs)
  • Chlorinated phenols
  • Environmental Chemistry for Sustainable Development in Asia
  • Critical Loads
  • Critical load values of acid forming compounds on ecosystems of Asia
  • Application of critical load approach for calculation of HMs and POPs deposition
  • Waste Treatment
  • Type and sources of wastes in the Asian region
  • Waste treatment in Asian countries
  • Waste recycling
  • Site remediation after waste disposal.
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