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Air Pollution Monitoring and Modeling. Air Pollution and Health Effects. Health Risk Assessment and Management. Air Quality Management: Techniques and Policy Aspects. Environmental Impacts of Air Pollution. Index.

About the Author

Bhola R. Gurjar is an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee. Dr. Gurjar is also head of the Max Planck Partner Group for Megacities and Climate Change. Luisa T. Molina is the principal research scientist in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Molina is also president of the Molina Center for Energy and the Environment in La Jolla, California. C.S.P. Ojha is a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee.


! Though it provides short descriptive analyses of most of the fundamental topics, [the book's] value lies more in demonstrating these topics in case studies, which are drawn from the US, India, and elsewhere. Additionally, the work introduces many new and often advanced methods and materials that explore, for example, topics in risk, economics, policy, and sustainability. Even experts in the field may be captivated by some of these new ideas. ! the material is well organized with minimal overlap. Summing Up: Highly recommended. --CHOICE, January 2011 This book provides an invaluable and timely contribution to the urgent environmental challenges facing our society today. As illustrated in the book, we need integrated, interdisciplinary approaches to address the effects of human-induced activities. --From the Foreword by Mario J. Molina, co-recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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