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Indoor Air Pollution

Indoor Air Pollution
Problems and Priorities


F. W. Lunau, G. B. Leslie, J. B. Kurtz, P. Sherwood Burge, J. M. Sneddon, R. C. Brown, J. A. Hoskins, A. Poole, T. Lindvall, G. R. Betton, D. E. Ray, P. J. Nicholls, G. Clough, D. F. Weetman, G. W. Crockford, L. H. Hawkins, P. Appleby
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  • Date Published: July 1994
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521477949

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  • This 1992 volume addresses the problems arising from pollutants that all too commonly contaminate the indoor environment, including biological sources such as bacteria, fungi and moulds, common combustion products, radon and other sources of radiation, solvents used in industry and the home, asbestos and dust pollution. The aim is to provide a balanced account of the health risks associated with these major pollutants and to quantify the scale of the problem on a pollutant-by-pollutant basis. Each chapter covers exposure levels, sources of pollution and routes of uptake, health effects, control measures, and regulatory guidelines.

    • Topical subject
    •  Essential reference for health and safety professionals and researchers
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    'With its broad scope this comprehensive guide will appeal to physicians and non-physicians alike and will benefit readers with limited access to journals and review texts.' The Lancet

    'It would make an excellent starting point for any serious student or interested lay-person on the current thinking regarding indoor air quality problems. Environmental and public health students as well as environmental health officers would certainly benefit immensely, especially at the paper-back price.' Leonard S. Levy, Indoor Environment

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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 1994
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521477949
    • length: 344 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.46kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction F. W. Lunau and G. B. Leslie
    2. The perception of indoor air quality F. W. Lunau
    3. Legionella J. B. Kurtz
    4. Bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms P. Sherwood Burge
    5. The oxides of nitrogen J. M. Sneddon
    6. Mineral fibres R. C. Brown, J. A. Hoskins and A. Poole
    7. Radon T. Lindvall
    8. Formaldehyde G. R. Betton
    9. Hazards from solvents, pesticides and PCBs D. E. Ray
    10. Vegetable dusts and lung disease P. J. Nicholls
    11. Danders, etc. from domestic and laboratory animals G. Clough
    12. Environmental tobacco smoke D. F. Weetman
    13. Industrial environments G. W. Crockford
    14. Extremely low-frequency electro-magnetic radiation L. H. Hawkins
    15. Contributions from outdoor pollutants G. W. Crockford
    16. Ventilation for control of airborne pollutants P. Appleby

  • Authors

    G. B. Leslie

    F. W. Lunau


    F. W. Lunau, G. B. Leslie, J. B. Kurtz, P. Sherwood Burge, J. M. Sneddon, R. C. Brown, J. A. Hoskins, A. Poole, T. Lindvall, G. R. Betton, D. E. Ray, P. J. Nicholls, G. Clough, D. F. Weetman, G. W. Crockford, L. H. Hawkins, P. Appleby

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