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Photochemistry of air pollution

Philip A. Leighton

Photochemistry of air pollution

by Philip A. Leighton

  • 351 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Academic Press in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air pollution.,
  • Photchemistry -- Pollution.,
  • Solar radiation.,
  • Sunlight.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPhilip A. Leighton.
    SeriesPhysical chemistry -- vol.9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 300p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19462936M
    ISBN 100124422500

      "PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF AIR POLLUTION." American Journal of Public Health and the Nations Health, 52(5), p. Author: Morris Katz. Ozone is a toxic gas that can bring irreversible damage to the respiratory tract and lung tissue if delivered in high quantities. Levels during air pollution episodes range up to ppb ( ppm). At these concentrations ozone impairs lung function and causes irritation to the respiratory Size: 1MB.

    Book description This new edition of Mark Z. Jacobson's textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the history and science of the major air pollution and climate problems that face the world today, as well as the energy and policy solutions to those by: A discussion is presented concerning the role of water in its liquid and gaseous states in the chemistry and photochemistry of the earth's troposphere, with attention to the formation of the hydroxyl radical, oxidation chains involving the gases methane, carbon monoxide and ammonia, the atmospheric chemistry of the sulfur, hydrogen, halogen and nitrogen species, and the function of lightning Cited by: 8.

    This mini-review gives a brief history of air pollution and presents an overview of some of the basic photochemistry involved in the production of ozone and other oxidants in the atmosphere. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Photochemistry of Air Pollution at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1).


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Photochemistry of Air Pollution provides information pertinent to air pollution and atmospheric chemistry. This book discusses the photochemical reactions produced by sunlight may convert relatively harmless pollutants into substances that constitute a nuisance, create possible health hazard, and cause economic problem to Edition: 1.

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This book discusses the photochemical reactions produced by sunlight may convert relatively harmless pollutants into substances that constitute a nuisance, create possible health hazard, and cause economic problem to humans. Photochemistry of air pollution. by Philip Albert Leighton.

2 Want to read; Published by Academic Press in New York. Written in EnglishCited by:   Photochemistry of air pollution by Leighton, Philip Albert, Publication date Topics Air, Air, Solar radiation, Photochemistry, Air, Air, Photochimie, Air Pollution, Sunlight, Luftverschmutzung, Photochemie Publisher New York, Academic Press Internet Archive Books.

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The text bridges the "gap" between the fundamental chemistry of the earth's atmosphere and "real world" examples of its application to the development of sound scientific risk. Photochemical pollution. The “photochemical smog” is a typical form of pollution of all the main urban and industrial areas of the occurs in or near areas with a high traffic density, in the presence of specific climatic conditions (no wind or weak winds, high temperatures, etc.), that cause the concentration of polluting gases to increase and prevent them from dispersing.

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PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF AIR POLLUTION PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF AIR POLLUTION Morris Katz under the influence of solar radiation. The subject matter is discussed under the topics of solar radiation and absorption by air and ozone; primary and secondary photochemical processes; reactions of oxygen atoms, ozone, oxides of nitrogen, sulfur dioxide, and free radicals; and Author: Morris Katz.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Leighton, Philip Albert, Photochemistry of air pollution. New York, Academic Press, (OCoLC) Mitigation of the ozone-pollution problem is complicated by the fact that ozone (O 3) is a secondary pollutant; that is, it is not emitted directly into the atmosphere, but is produced by photochemical reactions involving primary pollutants and modulated by meteorological problem is further confounded by the complex nature of the photochemical mechanism responsible for producing.

air pollution, contamination of the air by noxious gases and minute particles of solid and liquid matter (particulates) in concentrations that endanger health.

The major sources of air pollution are transportation engines, power and heat generation, industrial processes, and the burning of solid waste.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Leighton, Philip. Photochemistry of Air Pollution. Oxford: Elsevier Science, ©. Photochemistry of Air Pollution. Philip A. Leighton. Academic Press, New York, ix + pp.

Illus. $11Author: Henry Eyring.photochemistry through the monsoonal changes The urban scale ozone pollution studies are listed in Annex 1. This paper presents an analysis of the air quality monitoring data (from one station) and an understanding of the air pollution chemistry prevalent in the city of Delhi due to the mix of the sources.

Photochemical pollution or photochemical smog is a type of air pollution formed through solar radiation reacting with airborne pollutants, like nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds. Photochemical smog is composed of primary and secondary pollutants.A primary pollutant is an air pollutant emitted directly from a source.