Outdoor air pollutants

Abdel Mohsen O. Mohamed, Munjed A. Maraqa, Fares M. Howari, Evan K. Paleologos

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Abstract

In this chapter, sources and characteristics of outdoor air pollutants are presented along with their effects on human health and the environment. In addition, emphasis is given to air pollutant monitoring by exploring the type of monitoring programs, sampling methods, and emission standards and by presenting the case of air pollution monitoring in the United Arab Emirates. Finally, the chapter explores the case of climate change by looking into its causes and economic and environmental impacts.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPollution Assessment for Sustainable Practices in Applied Sciences and Engineering
PublisherElsevier
Pages491-554
Number of pages64
ISBN (Electronic)9780128095829
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2020

Keywords

  • Air pollution monitoring
  • Ambient air
  • Climate change
  • Emission standards
  • Greenhouse gases
  • Health and environmental effects
  • Sources of pollution
  • Types of air pollutants

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Environmental Science

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