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Aluminum Industry and the Environment: Seminar Papers and Documents
(United Nations Environment Programme, 1975)
From the first session of the UNEP Governing Council, held in June 1973, the importance of environmental issues associated with industrial development was recognized and a programme of activities on environmental problems ...
An Introduction to the Exposure Commitment Concept with Reference to Environmental Mercury - MARC Report Number 12
(Monitoring and Assessment Research Centre, 1979)
When a toxic substance is released to the environment, it may not immediately reach and affect a population of sensitive receptors. This is particularly true if the substance must pass through a sequence of environmental ...
Atmospheric Pathways of Sulphur Compounds: A General Report - MARC Report Number 7
This report broadly reviews the atmospheric transport of sulphur compounds on a regional scale. It lists estimates of present global emissions and summarizes present knowledge concerning transport models needed to estimate ...
Asian Regional Workshop on Environmental Training of Practising Civil Engineers: Final Report
(United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1975)
Report of the workshop held at the faculty of engineering, university of malaya, kuala lumpur, 12-23 may 1975.
Aspects écologiques de l’industrie de l’aluminium: Une vue d’ensemble
L'industrie de l'aluminium est l'un des principaux secteurs industriels retenus afin d'être examiné. Des consultations ont êté entreprises avec des experts nommés par les gouvernements, l'industrie et des organisations ...
Aspects écologiques de l’industrie des pâtes et papiers: Etude technique
L'industrie des pates et papiers est l'un des principaux secteurs industnels retenus afin d'être examiné. Des consultations ont été entreprises avec des experts nommés par les gouvernements, l'industrie et des organisations ...
Arsenic and Tin in Foods: Reviews of Commonly Used Methods of Analysis (Revised September 1978)
(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1979)
Arsenicals have been known for centuries to be toxic to all forms of life. The trivalent form of arsenic is considerably more toxic than the pentavalent form. The use of arsenic trioxide as a poison prompted investigations ...
The Ozone Depletion Problem (An Example of Harm Commitment) - MARC Report Number 1
The problem of ozone depletion is so interdisciplinary and complex that it is difficult for the non-expert to evaluate its urgency and severity. As a result, this potential threat cannot readily be compared with the myriad ...
Vanadium in the Environment - MARC Report Number 2
The purpose of this paper is to review the published literature on vanadium insofar as it relates to environmental problems. A summary is given of vanadium concentrations in soil, water, air, fossil fuels and biological ...
Suggestions for the Development of a Hazard Evaluation Procedure for Potentially Toxic Chemicals - MARC Report Number 3
This document presents initial thinking on the development of a methodology designed to identify those chemicals being released into the environment which are likely to cause undue perturbations in essential biological processes.