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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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The Impact of Air Pollution on Health, Economy, Environment and Agricultural SourcesEdited by Mohamed Khallaf

Published: September 26th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1000

ISBN: 978-953-307-528-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5168-5

Copyright year: 2011

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133837 Total Chapter Downloads

44 Crossref Citations

78 Web of Science Citations

152 Dimensions Citations


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1. Impact of Air Pollution on Public Health

By E. Marchwinska-Wyrwal, G. Dziubanek, I. Hajok, M. Rusin, K.Oleksiuk and M.Kubasiak


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2. Impact of Air Pollution on Vitamin D Status and Related Health Consequences

By Alina Kurylowicz


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3. Air Pollution and Its Effects in the Respiratory System

By Fortoul, T.I., Rojas-Lemus, M., Rodriguez-Lara V., Cano-Gutierrez, G., Gonzalez-Villalva, A., Ustarroz-Cano, M., Garcia-Pelaez, I., Lopez-Valdez, N., Falcon-Rodriguez C.I., Silva-Martinez, J., Gonzalez-Rendon, E.S., Montaño, L.F., Cano-Gutierrez, B., Bizarro-Nevares P., Colin Barenque L.


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4. Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease

By Jan Emmerechts, Lotte Jacobs and Marc F. Hoylaerts


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5. Ambient Air Pollution and Reproductive Health

By Xiaohui Xu, Haidong Kan and Sandie Ha


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6. Reduction of Air Pollution by Combustion Processes

By Aurel Gaba and Stefania Felicia Iordache


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7. Monitoring of Gaseous Air Pollution

By Ryszard J. Katulski, Jacek Namieśnik, Jarosław Sadowski, Jacek Stefański and Waldemar Wardencki


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8. Influence of the Air Engine on Global Warming Issues - 21st Century Fuel Technology

By Bharat Raj Singh and Onkar Singh


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9. Air Pollution in the Niger Delta Area: Scope, Challenges and Remedies

By Godson Rowland Ana


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10. Emerging Air Pollution Issues in Changing Pearl River Delta of South China

By Mang Lin, Iat-Neng Chan, Chuen-Yu Chan, Xue-Mei Wang and Han-Ying Dong


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11. Causes and Consequences of Air Pollution and Environmental Injustice as Critical Issues for Science and Environmental Education

By Anastasia Dimitriou and Vasilia Christidou


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12. The Effects of Air Pollutants on Vegetation and the Role of Vegetation in Reducing Atmospheric Pollution

By Iuliana Florentina Gheorghe and Barbu Ion


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13. Phytoremediation on Air Pollution

By Hua Yang and Yanju Liu


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14. Combustion Emissions Analysis of Wood-Based Waste Processing-Materials

By Han Chien Lin


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15. An Assessment of the Effectiveness of California’s Local Air Pollution Controls on Agricultural Sources

By C.-Y. Cynthia Lin


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16. Air Pollution Control in Municipal Solid Waste Incinerators

By Margarida J. Quina, João C.M. Bordado and Rosa M. Quinta-Ferreira


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17. Indoor Air Pollution in Mexico

By Iván Nelinho Pérez Maldonado, Lucia Guadalupe Pruneda Álvarez, Fernando Díaz-Barriga, Lilia Elisa Batres Esquivel, Francisco Javier Pérez Vázquez and Rebeca Isabel Martínez Salinas


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18. Epidemiologic and Economic Impact of Natural Gas on Indoor Air Pollution in Colombia 2007

By Nelson Alvis Guzmán, Luis Alvis Estrada and Fernando De la Hoz Restrepo


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19. Economic Growth and Air Pollution in Iran During Development Programs

By H. Asadikia, R. Oyarhossein, S. Zare and I. Saleh


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20. Managing Air Pollution: How Does Education Help?

By Gaye Tuncer Teksoz


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21. Do Developing or Developed Nations Pollute Air More? An Assessment of Health Consequences

By Ramalingam Shanmugam and Attila Hertelendy


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