This edition maintains a strong interdisciplinary approach to the study of air pollution, covering such topics as chemistry, physics, meteorology, engineering, toxicology, policy, and regulation. New material includes near-road air pollution, new risk assessment approaches, indoor air quality, the impact of biofuels and fuel additives, mercury emissions, forecasting techniques, and the most recent results from the National Air Toxics Assessment.
Main topics covered are:
- Systems approach, emphasizing the impact of air pollution on ecosystems and human health
- Risks, measures, models, and control of air pollution
- International issues, including coverage of European initiatives and discussions of the impact of emerging economies like India and China
- Updated references, standards, and methods