Air Pollution by Nitrogen Oxides, Volume 21

1st Edition

Editors: L. Grant T. Schneider
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444421272
eBook ISBN: 9780080874807
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st January 1982
Page Count: 1125
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Table of Contents


Foreword


Opening Address


Keynote Address


Session I The NOx Environmental Problem


The Global NOx Cycle


Atmospheric Physical Processes


Ecological Effects Associated with NOx, Especially on Plants and Vegetation


The Role of NOx as a Precursor of Acidic Deposition


Health Effects Associated with Nitrogen Oxides


Discussion


Session II.a Basics of NOx Formation and Inventories of Sources


Chemical and Physical Aspects of NOx Formation


Nitrogen Oxide Emissions from Motor Vehicles


Emission Inventory for Stationary NOx Sources


Methodology of a General Emission Inventory in The Netherlands and some Results with Respect to NOx


North American NOx Emission Inventories for Long Range Transport Model Evaluation


Discussion


Session II.b Monitoring Strategies and Exposure Assessment


Monitoring Strategies and Exposure Assessment for NOx


An Introduction to the Subject


Monitoring Strategies in the United States


Monitoring Strategies in Japan


Monitoring Strategy in The Netherlands


Indoor NOx Pollution


HarmoniZation of Methods of Ambient NOx Measurement in the European Economic Community


Discussion


Session II.c Transport, Transformation and Removal of NOx


Physical Transport or the Problem how to Model Air Pollution


Chemical Transformation Processes for NOx Species in the Atmosphere


Dry Deposition of NOx


Wet Deposition of NOx


Observations and Modeling of NOx in an Urban Area


Urban Scale Mathematical Model for Pollutants in a European City


A Computer Modeling Study of the Relationship Between Urban Exposure to Nitrogen Dioxide and Motor Vehicle Exhaust Emissions dur


Description

Studies in Environmental Science, Volume 21: Air Pollution by Nitrogen Oxides presents the proceedings of the US–Dutch International Symposium on Nitrogen Oxide, held in Maastricht, The Netherlands on May 24–28, 1982. This book provides research and development information related to the national and international policies on nitrogen oxides in the United States, The Netherland, Japan, and elsewhere in Europe.

Organized into five sessions encompassing 94 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the atmospheric cycle of nitrogen oxide in terms of source strength, destruction rates, and atmospheric chemistry. This text then examines the fundamental physical and chemical processes involved in the formation of nitrogen oxides. Other chapters consider the regional pulmonary deposition of nitrogen dioxide in man, guinea pigs, rats, and rabbits by using a general mathematical model formulation for the transport of gases in the lungs. This book discusses as well the emission control methods and systems with low nitrogen oxide capability for possible application in The Netherlands and other parts of Europe.

This book is a valuable resource for government administrative officials, research scientists, air pollution control experts, and students.


Details

No. of pages:
1125
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 1982
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080874807
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444421272
Paperback ISBN:
9780444564085

About the Editors

L. Grant Editor

T. Schneider Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

RIVM, Postbus 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands The National Institute of Public Health, The Netherlands