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Photochemistry of air pollution.

by Philip Albert Leighton

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution.,
  • Air -- Analysis.,
  • Solar radiation.,
  • Photochemistry.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesPhysical chemistry,, v. 9
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA576 .L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination300 p.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5825045M
    LC Control Number61012276
    OCLC/WorldCa877655

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Photochemistry of Air Pollution provides information pertinent to air pollution and atmospheric chemistry. This book discusses the photochemical reactions produced by sunlight may convert relatively harmless pollutants into substances that constitute a nuisance, create possible health hazard, and cause economic problem to Edition: 1.

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Photochemistry of air pollution by Leighton, Philip Albert, Publication date Topics Air, Air, Solar radiation, Photochemistry, Air, Air, Photochimie, Air Pollution, Sunlight, Luftverschmutzung, Photochemie Publisher New York, Academic Press Internet Archive Books.

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Photochemistry of air pollution by Philip Albert Leighton,Academic Press edition, in EnglishCited by: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Photochemistry of Air Pollution at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1). PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF AIR POLLUTION PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF AIR POLLUTION Morris Katz under the influence of solar radiation.

The subject matter is discussed under the topics of solar radiation and absorption by air and ozone; primary and secondary photochemical processes; reactions of oxygen atoms, ozone, oxides of nitrogen, sulfur dioxide, and free radicals; and in the final Author: Morris Katz.

Photochemical smog can be severe in the Los Angeles basin of the California coast (see Fig. ).Commuting in Los Angeles requires many cars, which produce high emissions of NO x and hydrocarbons. At certain times of the year, particularly spring and fall, weather conditions in this area are dominated by subtropical high pressure with clear, calm air conditions that exacerbate air stagnation.

@article{osti_, title = {Photochemistry of the polluted troposphere}, author = {Finlayson, B J and Pitts, Jr, J N}, abstractNote = {Historically, the reactions of O/sub 3/ and O(/sup 3/P) in photochemical smog formation have received major attention; however, during the last 5 years, the great importance of other species, such as OH and HO/sub 2/, has been established.

Photochemistry of Air Pollution By Philip A. Leighton. ix + (New York: Academic Press, Inc.; London: Academic Press, Inc. (London), Ltd., ) : B. Thrush. Mitigation of the ozone-pollution problem is complicated by the fact that ozone (O 3) is a secondary pollutant; that is, it is not emitted directly into the atmosphere, but is produced by photochemical reactions involving primary pollutants and modulated by meteorological problem is further confounded by the complex nature of the photochemical mechanism responsible for producing.

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This mini-review gives a brief history of air pollution and presents an overview of some of the basic photochemistry involved in the production of ozone and other oxidants in the atmosphere. Air Pollution and Global Warming is exceptionally well-written and presented.

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