Particles in our air : concentrations and health effects / edited by Richard Wilson and John D. Spengler.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[Cambridge, Mass.] : Harvard School of Public Health ; distributed by Harvard University Press, c1996.
Description
v, 259 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-250) and index.
Contents
Preface / Joseph Brain -- 1. Introduction / Richard Wilson -- 2. Physico-Chemical Properties and Measurements of Ambient Particles / Petros Koutrakis and Constantinos Sioutas -- 3. Emissions, Dispersion, and Concentration of Particles / John Spengler and Richard Wilson -- 4. The Role of Outdoor Particulate Matter in Assessing Total Human Exposure / Haluk Ozkaynak and John Spengler -- 5. Animal Toxicology / Mary Amdur -- 6. Epidemiology of Acute Health Effects: Summary of Time-Series Studies / Douglas Dockery and Arden Pope -- 7. Epidemiology of Chronic Health Effects: Cross-Sectional Studies / Arden Pope and Douglas Dockery -- 8. Airborne Particles and Respiratory Disease: Clinical and Pathogenetic Considerations / Mark Utell and Jonathan Samet -- 9. Modeling of Air Pollution Impacts: One Possible Explanation of the Observed Chronic Mortality / John Evans and Scott Wolff -- 10. Conclusion: Policy Implications: The National Dilemma / Richard Wilson and John Spengler.
ISBN
0674240774
LCCN
96079259
OCLC
36100524
RCP
C - S

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