Earth under siege : from air pollution to global change / Richard P. Turco ; with a foreword by Carl Sagan

Author(s): Turco, Richard P., 1943-
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Subjects: Air--Pollution
Climatic changes
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
LC Classification: T, TD
Physical Description: xiv, 527 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Carl Sagan
Preface
1. Introduction 3
2. Air: The Medium of Change 11
3. Basic Physical and Chemical Principles 38
4. The Evolution of Earth 84
5. Sources and Dispersion of Pollutants 111
6. Smog: The Urban Syndrome 136
7. Effects of Exposure to Pollution 183
8. Indoor Air Pollution 223
9. Acid Rain 259
10. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 293
11. The Climate Machine 320
12. Greenhouse Warming 365
13. The Stratospheric Ozone Layer 407
14. Global Environmental Engineering 452
Appendix A. Scientific Notation, Units, and Constants 489
Appendix B. Demonstrations of Common Natural Phenomena 500
Appendix C. Radiation Nomenclature 507
Index 509
Notes: LCCN: 94011635
ISBN: 0195072863
ISBN: 0195072871 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 30516569
ISBN/ISSN: 0195072863
0195072871