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Title Urban pollution : science and management / edited by Susanne Charlesworth, Colin Booth
Published Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2018
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Contributors; Chapter 1 Insights and Issues into the Impacts of Urban Pollution; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Examples of Urban Pollution; 1.2.1 Air Pollution in London, United Kingdom; 1.2.2 Air Pollution in Bhopal, India; 1.2.3 Water Pollution in London, United Kingdom; 1.2.4 Water Pollution in Minamata, Japan; 1.2.5 Soil Pollution in Missouri, United States; 1.3 Structure of This Book; 1.4 Conclusions; References; Chapter 2 Historical Urban Pollution; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Historical Pollution Monitoring using Environmental Archives
2.3 Ancient Air Pollution2.4 Industrial Revolution; 2.4.1 Case Study: Chemicals in Merseyside, NW England; 2.5 Twentieth-Century Urban Pollution; 2.5.1 Coal Consumption and the Rise of Urban Smog; 2.5.2 Case Study: London Smog 1952; 2.5.3 Post-1950 Urban Pollution - A Complex Signal; 2.6 Industrial Emissions; 2.6.1 Metals; 2.6.2 Persistent Organic Pollutants; 2.7 Transport; 2.7.1 Road Transport; 2.7.2 Air Transport; 2.8 Conclusions; References; Chapter 3 Evolution of Air Quality Policy and Management in Urban Areas; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Sources of Urban Air Pollution
3.3 Health Implications of Urban Air Pollution3.4 Historical Context of Air Quality Policy and Management; 3.4.1 Towards Modern Air Quality Management in Europe; 3.4.2 Towards Modern Air Quality Management in the United Kingdom; 3.5 Future Urban Challenges; 3.5.1 Current Vehicle Emission Factors; 3.5.2 Vehicle Fleet Dynamics; 3.5.3 Human Behaviour; 3.5.4 Environmental Justice; 3.6 Conclusions; References; Chapter 4 UK and EU Water Policy as an Instrument of Urban Pollution; Acronyms used in This Chapter; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Determining Water Quality; 4.3 UK Water Policy
4.3.1 The EU Water Framework Directive4.3.2 Drinking Water Standards; 4.3.3 Regulations to Protect Groundwater; 4.3.4 Road Run-Off and the Development of Run-Off Specific Thresholds; 4.3.5 Heavily Modified Waterbodies and Artificial Waterbodies; 4.4 Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS); 4.4.1 Run-Off Destination; Discharge into the Ground; Discharge to a Surface Waterbody; Discharge to a Surface Water Sewer or Local Highway Drain; Discharge to a Combined Sewer; Effective Treatment; Infiltration into the Ground; Surface Waterbody
4.4.2 Rainwater Harvesting4.5 European Policy; 4.5.1 The Water Framework Directive; 4.5.2 Drinking Water; 4.5.3 Groundwater; 4.5.4 Treatment of Urban Wastewater; 4.6 The Future; 4.6.1 Water Quality and Climate Change; 4.6.2 Potential Impacts of Brexit: Britain's Exit from the European Union; 4.7 Conclusions; References; Chapter 5 Soil Quality and Policy; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Soil Pollutants and Their Sources; 5.3 Consequences of Urban Soil Pollution; 5.3.1 Heavy Metals; Sources; Characterisation; Health Risks; 5.3.2 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Urban pollution.
Form Electronic book
Author Booth, Colin (Colin A.), editor
Charlesworth, Susanne, editor
LC no. 2018028469
ISBN 1119260469 (electronic bk.)
1119260493 (electronic bk.)
9781119260462 (electronic bk.)
9781119260493 (electronic bk.)