Air Pollution: Management Strategies, Environmental Impact and Health Risks




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This book provides new research on the management strategies, environmental impacts and health risks of air pollution. Chapter One analyzes historical air pollution data via linear regression and the time-series technique. Chapter Two provides a spatial analysis of air pollution from road transport within urban areas and its relation to health risks. Chapter Three presents the findings on the effects of short- and long-term exposure to air pollution on death rates in Belgrade, Serbia, based on a 6-year regular pollutant monitoring and the corresponding administrative records on mortality. Chapter Four discusses how bioaerosols impact the environment, and provides methods for reducing health risks. Chapter Five reviews a case study on heavy metals air pollution of mines in the Bregalnica River Basin. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1. An Analysis of Certain Historical Air Pollution Data via Linear Regression and the Time - Series Technique
Thomas Z. Fahidy (Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo,Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)

Chapter 2. Spatial Analysis of Air Pollution from Road Transport within Urban Areas and its Relation to Health Risks
Lubos Matejicek (Institute for Environmental Studies, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Natural Science, Prague, Czech Republic)

Chapter 3. Short- and Long-Term Effects of Urban Air Pollution on Cardiopulmonary and Malignant Death Rates
Svetlana Stanišiæ Stojiæ, Nemanja Stanišiæ and Andreja Stojiæ (Faculty of Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, and others)

Chapter 4. Bioaerosols: Methods for Reducing Health Risks and Impact on the Environment
Snežana M. Šerbula, Jelena S. Milosavljeviæ, Tanja S. Kalinoviæ, Ana A. Radojeviæ, Jelena V. Kalinoviæ, Branko M. Bugarski, and Jasmina S. Stevanoviæ (University of Belgrade, Technical Faculty in Bor, Serbia, and others)

Chapter 5. Heavy Metals Air Pollution Study in Mines Environments: Case Study Bregalnica River Basin, Republic of Macedonia
Trajèe Stafilov, Biljana Balabanova and Jasminka Alijagiæ (Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, R. Macedonia, and others)

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