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Volatile and Semivolatile Organic Compounds Determination in Air
The Quality of Air discusses the topic from both the environmental and human health points-of-view. As today´s policymakers, academic, government, industrial researchers, and the general public are all concerned about air ...
Effects of Air Pollution in Leaves of Urban Trees
(Studium Press LLC, 2017)
Urban air pollution is a major environmental concern, particularly inindustrialized cities. Air contamination affects the life quality of inhabitantsand animals of these cities and also the biology of plant species. The ...
How to choose healthier urban biking routes: CO as a proxy of traffic pollution
(Elsevier Ltd, 2020-06)
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) air pollution in urban areas, mainly associated with inhalation of gaseous pollutants and particulate matter emitted from motor vehicles, is responsible for one million ...
Assessing threats, regulations, and strategies to abate plastic pollution in LAC beaches during COVID-19 pandemic
Plastic use and production have dramatically increased globally over the past 65 years with the improvement of life quality by the daily use of plastic products. Still, around 50% of the plastic produced is disposable ...
Air Pollutants in an Intermediate City: Variability and Interactions with Weather and Anthropogenic Elements in Bahía Blanca, Argentina
We analyzed the temporal variability of air pollutants in Bahía Blanca and their relationship with anthropogenic elements and weather conditions in the urban atmosphere for the period 2010–2017. We used public access ...
GIS-based pollution hazard mapping and assessment framework of shallow lakes: Southeastern Pampean lakes (Argentina) as a case study
The assessment of water vulnerability and pollution hazard traditionally places particular emphasis on the study on groundwaters more than on surface waters. Consequently, a GIS-based Lake Pollution Hazard Index (LPHI) was ...
Gentle remediation options for soil with mixed chromium (VI) and lindane pollution: biostimulation, bioaugmentation, phytoremediation and vermiremediation
(Elsevier Ltd, 2020-08)
Gentle Remediation Options (GROs), such as biostimulation, bioaugmentation, phytoremediation and vermiremediation, are cost-effective and environmentally-friendly solutions for soils simultaneously polluted with organic ...
Organic pollutants in the Suquía river basin
(Springer Verlag Berlín, 2018)
Organic pollutants have been detected in water, sediment, suspended particulate matter (SPM) and biota of the Suquía River Basin. It has been observed that the presence of these pollutants is closely related to the anthropic ...
Administering pollution control: the role of the environmental officerGestión de control de la contaminación: el papel de auditor ambientalAdministrando o controle da poluição: o papel do auditor ambiental
(Escola Brasileira de Administração Pública e de Empresas da Fundação Getulio Vargas, 1992)