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Air pollution and forestry

J. L. Innes

Air pollution and forestry

by J. L. Innes

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest ecology -- Great Britain.,
  • Plants -- Effect of air pollution on -- Great Britain.,
  • Plants -- Effect of acid precipitation on -- Great Britain.,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Physiological effect.,
  • Acid rain -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 29-39.

    StatementJ.L. Innes.
    SeriesBulletin / Forestry Commission -- 70., Forestry Commission bulletin -- 70.
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Forestry Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18715150M
    ISBN 100117102091

    Clearing the Air is essential for anyone seriously interested in China's environment. Well researched and well written, the book documents what is known – and not known – about air pollution damage in China. Despite its serious theme, it optimistically concludes that it is possible to reduce air pollution at an insignificant cost to economic growth.   What is air pollution? Air lets our living planet breathe—it's the mixture of gases that fills the atmosphere, giving life to the plants and animals that make Earth such a vibrant place. Broadly speaking, air is almost entirely made up of two gases (78 percent nitrogen and 21 percent oxygen), with a few other gases (such as carbon dioxide and argon) present in much smaller quantities.

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    Skip to main content. Browse Subjects. Art and Architecture; Biography; Business; Classics; Economics; Health and Medicine. In this paper air pollution research needs in agriculture and forestry are segregated into five main sections, each with a number of subtopics. (1) The first area requiring new and continuous research is the development of air quality criteria and standards with respect to vegetation. (2) The second area is in the diagnosis of air pollution injury.


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