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Title Air quality management : Canadian perspectives on a global issue / Eric Taylor, Ann McMillan, editors
Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 406 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction / Steven Sakiyama and Randolph P. Angle -- Part I. Air Pollution Science -- A History of Air Quality Management / Ann McMillan and G. Foley -- The State of Air Quality in Canada: National Patterns / Jeffrey R. Brook, Tom F. Dann, Elisabeth Galarneau, Dennis Herod and Jean Pierre Charland -- Long-Range Transport of Air Pollutants and Regional and Global Air Quality Modelling / Michael D. Moran, Ashu Dastoor and Gilles Morneau -- Modelling the Dispersion of Pollutants: Two Case Studies / Bob Humphries and Tyler Abel -- Air Quality Forecasting / Brian Bukoski and Eric M Taylor -- Part II. Air Quality Impacts -- Air Quality Impacts on Health / David M. Stieb and Ling Liu -- Visual Air Quality Management / Eric Taylor -- Part III. Management of Emissions -- Industrial Emissions Management / Randolph P. Angle -- Transportation Emissions: Sources and Regulation / Deniz Karman, Greg Rideout, Wendy Bailey, Andrew Green and Peter Eggleton -- Effects of Agriculture on Air Quality in Canada / S. Bittman, D.I. Massé, E. Pattey, M. Cournoyer, G. Qiu, A. Narjoux, S.C. Sheppard and A. Van der Zaag -- Air Quality, Health Effects and Management of Ammonia Emissions from Fertilizers / S. Bittman, Jeffrey R. Brook, Albert Bleeker and T.W. Bruulsema -- Inventories of Air Pollutant Emissions / Warren McCormick -- Part IV. Policy and Planning -- Ambient Air Quality Objectives / Randolph P. Angle -- Federal-Provincial Relations in Air Quality Management / Randolph P. Angle -- The Canada-US Air Quality Agreement and its Impact on Air Quality Management in Canada / Jean O. Melious -- Airshed Management / Norm Zirnhelt, Randolph P. Angle, D. Laurie Bates-Frymel, Monique Gilbert [and 3 others] -- Part V. Communicating Air Quality Information -- The Canadian Air Quality Health Index / Eric Taylor -- Communicating About Air Quality--Lessons From Canada's AQHI / Sharon Stevens -- The Future of Air Quality Management / Eric Taylor, Jeffrey R. Brook, Mike Moran, Dave M. Stieb, R.P. Angle, Deniz Karman [and 5 others]
Summary This book provides a wide overview of the issues related to managing of air quality in Canada. Learn about the air issues that have caused impacts to ecosystems or human health and hence been targeted to be managed. Discover how Canada's national governance involving a federal government along with provincial and territorial governments impacts the air quality management process. Understand how Canadians manage their air quality in context with the USA, their largest and closest neighbour. Benefit from the experience of 43 of Canada's most experienced air quality management professionals who share their insights into the state of air quality in Canada today, how it is managed, as well as giving a glimpse into the future
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 4, 2013)
Subject Air quality management -- Canada.
Air quality -- Standards -- Canada.
Form Electronic book
Author Taylor, Eric (Air quality meteorologist), editor
McMillan, Ann (Climatologist), editor
ISBN 9400775571 (electronic bk.)
9789400775572 (electronic bk.)