Title

Chapter 9 Outdoor air pollutants sources, characteristics, and impact on human health and the environment

Document Type

Book Chapter

Source of Publication

Pollution Assessment for Sustainable Practices in Applied Sciences and Engineering

Publication Date

1-1-2021

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.

Publisher

Elsevier

First Page

491

Last Page

554

Disciplines

Environmental Engineering

Indexed in Scopus

no

Open Access

no

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