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The Impact of Air Pollution on Health, Economy, Environment and Agricultural Sources

Edited by Mohamed K. Khallaf, ISBN 978-953-307-528-0, 456 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published September 26, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1000

This book aims to strengthen the knowledge base dealing with Air Pollution. The book consists of 21 chapters dealing with Air Pollution and its effects in the fields of Health, Environment, Economy and Agricultural Sources. It is divided into four sections. The first one deals with effect of air pollution on health and human body organs. The second section includes the Impact of air pollution on plants and agricultural sources and methods of resistance. The third section includes environmental changes, geographic and climatic conditions due to air pollution. The fourth section includes case studies concerning of the impact of air pollution in the economy and development goals, such as, indoor air pollution in México, indoor air pollution and millennium development goals in Bangladesh, epidemiologic and economic impact of natural gas on indoor air pollution in Colombia and economic growth and air pollution in Iran during development programs. In this book the authors explain the definition of air pollution, the most important pollutants and their different sources and effects on humans and various fields of life. The authors offer different solutions to the problems resulting from air pollution.

Dr. Mohamed Khallaf

Dr. Mohamed K. Khallaf is an Associate Professor at Fayoum University, Faculty of Archaeology, Conservation Department and the head of Center of Research and Conservation of Antiquities (C.R.C.A.) at Faculty of Archaeology, Fayoum University. He obtained PhD. Degree (2004) in Restoration and Conservation of Antiquities from Cairo University, Faculty of Archaeology, Conservation Department. He is teaching many courses in restoration department from (2004) until now. He gave technical and scientific consulting in many restoration projects (2002-2005). He carried out studies and analysis for many archaeological buildings (2000-until now). He carried out the restoration work of some objects in Historic buildings (2003-2010). He participated in many international conferences such as the Sixth International Conference on Science and Technology in Archaeology and Conservation, Rome, Italy, (2008) and The 5th International Symposium of the Hellenic Society for Archaeometry, Athens, Greece, (2008). He published more than 20 papers in the field of restoration and conservation of stones and historical buildings. He evaluated some of restoration projects submitted to Science and Technological Development Fund (STDF) of the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology. He is co–supervisor of many Masters and PhDs researches. He presented many lectures in various scientific organizations.

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  • The Impact of Air Pollution on Health, Economy, Environment and Agricultural Sources

    This book aims to strengthen the knowledge base dealing with Air Pollution. The book consists of 21 chapters dealing with Air Pollution and its effects in the fields of Health, Environment, Economy and Agricultural Sources. It is divided into four sections. The first one deals with effect of air pollution on health and human body organs. The second section includes the Impact of air pollution on plants and agricultural sources and methods of resistance. The third section includes environmental changes, geographic and climatic conditions due to air pollution. The fourth section includes case studies concerning of the impact of air pollution in the economy and development goals, such as, indoor air pollution in México, indoor air pollution and millennium development goals in Bangladesh, epidemiologic and economic impact of natural gas on indoor air pollution in Colombia and economic growth and air pollution in Iran during development programs. In this book the authors explain the definition of air pollution, the most important pollutants and their different sources and effects on humans and various fields of life. The authors offer different solutions to the problems resulting from air pollution.

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