Photochemical Smog

Photochemical Smog

by Hemant Pathak


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Photochemical Smog was first uncovered in the 1950s with observations of its harmful effects on Nonliving beings in the vicinity of Los Angeles.
In India, roughly One sixth of the world's population lives in dense areas. There are now more than 45 cities with a population of over 1 million inhabitants. This tendency toward urbanization is running to continue.
Millions of people are being exposed to harmful levels of air pollutants caused mainly by emissions from industrial and domestic activities and from motor vehicles involving the combustion of fossil fuels.
Reduced visibility, damage to monuments and buildings, and many other such consequences indirectly affect our quality of life, ultimately damage to ecological systems. This Book represent state of knowledge regarding the nature and effects of photochemical pollution and draws some conclusions concerning the setting of goals for oxidant concentrations and the most effective strategies for smog control.
The nature of Photochemical Smog is explored with some emphasis on the limitations of ozone as an indicator of pollution. This book provides an essential guide to researchers, it offers: affects of Photochemical Smog on current Society.
Simply explained, Photochemical Smog is an important book bringing together diverse viewpoints from Environmentalist, state agencies and regulators, for all who wish to save Earth with quality Life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781541065680
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/14/2016
Pages: 42
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.09(d)

About the Author

Dr. Hemant Pathak held positions as Assistant Professor in the department of chemistry, Govt. Indira Gandhi Engineering College, Sagar, MP, India. He had extensive experience in teaching, research and administrative management.
Dr. Pathak received his Ph.D. degree in chemistry from Dr. Hari Singh Gour Central University, Sagar, India and M.Sc. Gold medalist from Jiwaji University, Gwalior. He has published 25 books and more than 50 research papers in reputed International and National journals and received several awards. He is a member of editorial boards and reviewer boards of several International journals and societies. His area of specialization includes Engineering Chemistry, Energy audits and Environmental Pollution management.

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