The classification and extent of air pollution problems; air pollution effects on urban atmospheric and weather conditions; and the effects of air pollution on materials and the economy are discussed as well. Environmental Protection Agency's National Air Quality Criteria Advisory Com- mittee, and presidency of the International Unions of Air Pollu- tion Prevention Associations. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems. Engineers, physicians, meteorologists, economists, sociologists, agronomists, and toxicologists will find the book a valuable reference material. To buy this book at the lowest price,. In some cases the other chapters, all of which are very important, are a bit misplaced within the book.
By 1947 Arthur Stern recognized the need for New York City to adopt legislation to control air pollution and wrote a letter to the New York Times in which he suggested that there should be a study of the political mechanisms by which air pollution in the city could be brought under control. Source Control by Filtration Nomenclature I. Source Control by Filtration Nomenclature I. He was honored by the Air and Waste Management Association, American Academy of Environmental Engineers and International Union of Air Pollution Prevention Associations. In the 1930's and 40's, when pollution was often viewed as merely a local annoyance of life in industrial centers, he warned that it posed dangerous consequences to the world's environment. Source Control by Gas-Solid Adsorption and Related Processes I. In 1968 Stern accepted an appointment as professor of air hygiene in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Engineers, physicians, meteorologists, lawyers, economists, sociologists, agronomists, toxicologists, and public administrators will find the book a valuable reference material. His first wife, the former Dorothy H. Arthur was born in Petersburg, Virginia, but moved to Yon- kers, New York, while he was still a child. His studies were at that time supported by the Works Progress Administration, the agency created in the depths of the depression mainly to provide jobs for the needy but also to provide career opportunities for young people. We would like to ask you for a moment of your time to fill in a short questionnaire, at the end of your visit. Based on feedback from you, our users, we've made some improvements that make it easier than ever to read thousands of publications on our website.
Air Pollution Control Administration I. Concentration of Air Pollutants at the Source for Effective Treatment Prior to Release to the Atmosphere V. A grand challenge only alluded to in Chapter 33 is the control of air pollution in developing countries. These included chairmanship of the Electric Power Research Institute Advisory Committee and of the U. Pulp and Paper Industry I. Engineers, physicians, meteorologists, economists, sociologists, agronomists, and toxicologists will find the book a valuable reference material. Subjects extensively covered include asbestos, carbon dioxide, lead, nuclear accidents, non-ionizing radiation, stratospheric ozone, and visibility.
Below is the uncorrected machine-read text of this chapter, intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text of each book. This books publish date is Unknown. The history of air pollution is not discussed in the beginning of the book, and classic examples are relegated to the Chapter on Respiratory effects of Air Pollution. Vallero has made a serious attempt to add human exposure to the book, a deficiency in most previous Air Pollution texts. Most of the chapters thoroughly discuss associated topics, and I especially appreciated Chapter 33, Grand Challenges. Efficiency, Application, and Selection of Collectors Conversion Factors Used in Collector Technology I. Stern died of a heart attack, his family said.
China has had episodes in recent years that match or surpass the ones previously documented in the Western world. This state-of-the-art compilation will facilitate the work of air pollution control agency personnel, air pollution research scientists, and air pollution consultants. Air Pollution, Second Edition, Volume I: Air Pollution and Its Effects discusses the cause, effect, transport, measurement, and control of air pollution. Abstract This work presents a stochastic outer approximation algorithm to solve air pollution control problem while minimizing the control costs which thereby occur. From his hospital bed, with full knowledge that his long battle with cardiovascular disease was about to end, he spent part of his last afternoon workingwith his secretary on the final preparations for his last book, A History of Air Pollution and its Control.
April 20, 1992, Page 00013 The New York Times Archives Arthur C. Source Control by Centrifugal Force and Gravity I. Stern died of a heart attack, his family said. After seven years in charge of air pollution research at the Federal laboratory in Cincinnati, he became assistant director of the health service's National Center for Air Pollution Control. Applications to Source Control References 48. Donald Fox, a colleague at the university, said Mr.
That eight- volume magnum opus has been accompanied by a more man- ageable Fundamentals of Air Pollution, which is widely used for teaching purposes. Source Control by Gas-Solid Adsorption and Related Processes I. This initiative resulted in passage of the first air pollution control laws by city council in 1949. Environmental Protection Agency's National Air Quality Criteria Advisory Com- mittee, and presidency of the International Unions of Air Pollu- tion Prevention Associations. Arthur was married for many years to the former Dorothy Anspacher, with whom he raised their three children, Richard, Elizabeth, and Robert. It was his writing and editing, always on the subject of air pollution, that gave him his greatest satisfaction.
Community Planning and Air Resource Management References 53. Also, you can type in a page number and press Enter to go directly to that page in the book. It has been revised and expanded and is now published as an eight-volume set, which is used worldwide as the reference of choice for knowledge about the sources of air pollution, its physical and chemical character- istics, how it is transported through the atmosphere, and how it exerts its damaging effects on materials and health. Arthur Stern was blessed by the many honors he received. Taft Laboratory, where he was charged with developing training, research, and technical assis- tance programs. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. Organized into three parts encompassing 21 chapters, this edition starts with an overview of the methods of air pollution control that are designed to minimize the production or emission of contaminants.
He was appointed chief engineerwith the NewYork State Department of Labor, Division of Industrial Hygiene and Labor Standards, a position that permitted him to develop new methods of treating waste-air before its discharge to the general atmosphere by industrial ventilation systems. Sustainability is an important issue, but pales when matched up against the need to control or prevent air pollution. Engineers, physicians, meteorologists, economists, sociologists, agronomists, and toxicologists will find the book a valuable reference material. Crews collected thousands of samples and measured the soot, dust, acid gases, automobile exhausts and airborne bacteria. This text explores as well the waste-disposal process of incineration in which combustible wastes are burned completely under controlled conditions. Process and System Control I. It has been revised and expanded and is now published as an eight-volume set, which is used worldwide as the reference of choice for knowledge about the sources of air pollution, its physical and chemical character- istics, how it is transported through the atmosphere, and how it exerts its damaging effects on materials and health.