Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Air Quality

Models and Applications

Edited by Dragana Popovic

University of Belgrade, Serbia

Air pollution has been a major transboundary problem and a matter of global concern for decades. High concentrations of different air pollutants are particularly harmful to large cities residents, where numerous anthropogenic activities strongly influence the quality of air. Although there are many books on the subject, the one in front of you will hopefully fulfill some of the gaps in the area of air quality monitoring and modeling, and be of help to graduate students, professionals and researchers. The book is divided in five sections, dealing with mathematical models and computing techniques used in air pollution monitoring and forecasting; air pollution models and application; measuring methodologies in air pollution monitoring and control; experimental data on urban air pollution in China, Egypt, Northeastern U.S, Brazil and Romania; and finally, the health effects due to exposure to benzene, and on the influence of air pollutants on the acute respiratory diseases in children in Mexico.

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Air QualityModels and ApplicationsEdited by Dragana Popovic

Published: July 5th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/694

ISBN: 978-953-307-307-1

Copyright year: 2011

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39987 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

21 Web of Science Citations

46 Dimensions Citations

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1. Advances in Airborne Pollution Forecasting Using Soft Computing Techniques

By Aceves-Fernandez Marco Antonio, Sotomayor-Olmedo Artemio, Gorrostieta-Hurtado Efren, Pedraza-Ortega Jesus Carlos, Ramos-Arreguín Juan Manuel, Canchola-Magdaleno Sandra and Vargas-Soto Emilio

2087

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2. Urban Air Pollution Modeling

By Anjali Srivastava and B. Padma S. Rao

4829

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3. Artificial Neural Network Models for Prediction of Ozone Concentrations in Guadalajara, Mexico

By Ignacio Garcia, Jose G. Rodriguez and Yenisse M. Tenorio

2217

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4. Meandering Dispersion Model Applied to Air Pollution

By Gervasio A. Degrazia, Andrea U. Timm, Virnei S. Moreira and Debora R. Roberti

1964

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5. Bioaerosol Emissions: A Stochastic Approach

By Sandra M. Godoy, Alejandro S. M. Santa Cruz and Nicolas J. Scenna

1513

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6. Particle Dispersion Within a Deep Open Cast Coal Mine

By Sumanth Chinthala and Mukesh Khare

3536

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7. Mathematical Modeling of Air Pollutants: An Application to Indian Urban City

By P. Goyal and Anikender Kumar

5036

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8. A Gibbs Sampling Algorithm to Estimate the Occurrence of Ozone Exceedances in Mexico City

By Eliane R. Rodrigues, Jorge A. Achcar and Julian Jara-Ettinger

1914

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9. Optical Measurements of Atmospheric Aerosols in Air Quality Monitoring

By Jolanta Kusmierczyk-Michulec

2828

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10. A Mobile Measuring Methodology to Determine Near Surface Carbon Dioxide within Urban Areas

By Sascha Henninger

1994

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11. Impacts of Photoexcited NO2 Chemistry and Heterogeneous Reactions on Concentrations of O3 and NOy in Beijing,Tianjin and Hebei Province of China

By Junling An, Ying Li, Feng Wang and Pinhua Xie

1297

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12. Analyzing Black Cloud Dynamics over Cairo, Nile Delta Region and Alexandria using Aerosols and Water Vapor Data

By Hesham M. El-Askary, Anup K. Prasad, George Kallos, Mohamed El-Raey and Menas Kafatos

2222

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13. Spatial Variation, Sources and Emission Rates of Volatile Organic Compounds Over the Northeastern U.S.

By Rachel S. Russo,Marguerite L. White, Yong Zhou, Karl B. Haase, Jesse L. Ambrose, Leanna Conway, Elizabeth Mentis, Robert Talbot, and Barkley C. Sive

1648

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14. Evaluation of an Emission Inventory and Air Pollution in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires

By Laura E. Venegas, Nicolas A. Mazzeo and Andrea L. Pineda Rojas

1650

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15. Variation of Greenhouse Gases in Urban Areas-Case Study: CO2, CO and CH4 in Three Romanian Cities

By Iovanca Haiduc and Mihail Simion Beldean-Galea

1840

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16. Assessment of Environmental Exposure to Benzene: Traditional and New Biomarkers of Internal Dose

By Piero Lovreglio,Maria Nicolà D’Errico, Silvia Fustinoni, Ignazio Drago, Anna Barbieri, Laura Sabatini, Mariella Carrieri, Pietro Apostoli, Leonardo Soleo

1951

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17. The Influence of Air Pollutants on the Acute Respiratory Diseases in Children in the Urban Area of Guadalajara

By Ramirez-Sanchez HU, Meulenert-Peña AR, Garcia-Guadalupe ME, Garcia-Concepción FO, Alcala-Gutierrez J and Ulloa-Godínez HH

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