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Particles in Our Air

Exposures and Health Effects

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$21.00 • £18.95 • €19.95

ISBN 9780674240773

Publication Date: 04/15/1996


265 pages

6 x 9 inches

Various tables, graphs ,and line illustrations

Harvard School of Public Health


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  • The Authors
  • Preface [Joseph Brain]
  • 1. Introduction [Richard Wilson]
  • 2. Physico-Chemical Properties and Measurement of Ambient Particles [Petros Koutrakis and Constantinos Sioutas]
  • 3. Emissions, Dispersion, and Concentration of Particles [John Spengler and Richard Wilson]
  • 4. The Role of Outdoor Particulate Matter in Assessing Total Human Exposure [Haluk Özkaynak and John Spengler]
  • 5. Animal Toxicology [Mary Amdur]
  • 6. Epidemiology of Acute Health Effects: Summary of Time-Series Studies [Douglas Dockery and Arden Pope]
  • 7. Epidemiology of Chronic Health Effects: Cross-Sectional Studies [Arden Pope and Douglas Dockery]
  • 8. Airborne Particles and Respiratory Disease: Clinical and Pathogenetic Considerations [Mark Utell and Jonathan Samet]
  • 9. Modeling of Air Pollution Impacts: One Possible Explanation of the Observed Chronic Mortality [John Evans and Scott Wolff]
  • 10. Conclusion: Policy Implications: The National Dilemma [Richard Wilson and John Spengler]
  • Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Addendum
  • Index

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