Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering: A-L

Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering: A-L

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Completely revised and updated, Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fifth Edition spans the entire spectrum of environmental science and engineering. Still the most comprehensive, authoritative reference available in this field, the monumental two-volume encyclopedia has expanded to include 87 articles on topics ranging from acid rain, air pollution, and community health, to environmental law, instrumentation, modeling, alternative energy, toxicology, radioactive waste, and water treatment. The articles have been extensively revised and updated, new ones have been added to cover the latest developments related to today's environmental problems. The result is a reference work that provides the information necessary to understand, manage, and respond to threats to the human environment.The airborne transfer of disease can involve pathogenic, toxicogenic, or allergenic agents via short- range direct ... The human body a€” mainly from the nose and mouth but also from other parts of the body a€” is a primary source of biological air ... affect sensitive individuals. Almost all ... The most notable infection is Legionnairesa#39; disease, which has caused a number of epidemics, including the one at theanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering: A-L
Author:James R. Pfafflin, Edward N. Ziegler
Publisher:CRC Press - 2006-01


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