Transport and the Environment. Issues in Environmental Science and Technology

This book describes how mass transportation has become central to the lifestyle of developed societies--but with what consequences for the environment and ultimately human health? The book investigates the major aspects of this subject, with contributions from authors with international reputations. Discussions encompass air transport and its contribution to global pollution, the possible consequences of using hydrogen as a fuel, performance indicators and policy instruments for sustainable transport, the contamination of the atmosphere and surface waters by road vehicles, the impact of surface transport on climate, and the effects of transport pollutants on public health. The book also reviews the current state of knowledge will be of great value to scientists, policy-makers and students on environmental science and engineering courses.

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    Royal Society of Chemistry

    Burlington House, Piccadilly
    London,   United Kingdom  W1J 0BA
  • Publication Date: 2004


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Bibliography; Figures; Maps; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 172p

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  • Accession Number: 01140517
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0854042954
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 22 2009 9:34AM