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A Handbook to Estimate Climatological Concentration Deposit and Horizontal Fluxes of Pollutants on a Regional Scale - Technical Report
It is now recognized that the air transport of pollutants to distances outside of urban and local industrial areas must be considered for a number of environmental problems. Two general types of problems arise.. In the ...
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.
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.
Radar Design for Determining the Strength of Tropical Cyclones in the Bay of Bengal : MARC Report Number 6
An especially severe and recurring natural disaster is the tropical cyclone particularly as affecting the land surrounding the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. A particularly well documented case there was the cyclone ...