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Computer mapping as an aid in air pollution studies.

Harvard University. Graduate School of Design. Laboratory for Computer Graphics.

Computer mapping as an aid in air pollution studies.

by Harvard University. Graduate School of Design. Laboratory for Computer Graphics.

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Published by The Laboratory in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsShepard, Donald.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 49, [9] leaves :
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14128923M

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Environmental Management: Science and Engineering for Industry consists of 18 chapters, starting with a discussion of International Environmental Laws and crucial environmental management tools, including lifecycle, environmental impact, and environmental risk is followed by a frank discussion of environmental control and abatement technologies for water, wastewater, soil, and. This book is designed to cover the whole gamut of air pollution issues from a quantitative standpoint. In Chapters 1 and 2, the major sources of gaseous and particulate air pollution, together with an outline of possible control measures, are described.

Air pollution has harmful effects on natural vegetation and human health such as respiratory illnesses. Acidic precipitation is highly fatal for aquatic flora and fauna, monuments, and also for natural vegetation. Air Pollution Control. Air pollution control is an onerous task as there are large number of pollutants involved in air pollution.   The present work reports the distribution of pollutants in the Madrid city and province from 22 monitoring stations during to Statistical tools were used to interpret and model air pollution data. The data include the annual average concentrations of nitrogen oxides, ozone, and particulate matter (PM 10), collected in Madrid and its suburbs, which is one of the largest Cited by: 2.


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Computer mapping as an aid in air pollution studies by Harvard University. Graduate School of Design. Laboratory for Computer Graphics. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Funded by demonstration grant 68AD from the National Air Pollution Control Administration to the Laboratory for Computer Graphics and Spatial Analysis, Harvard University.

Description: 2 volumes in illustrations 28 cm: Contents: v. Summary report. Appendix: Computer graphics.

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