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The Ozone Layer: Proceedings of the Meeting of Experts Designated by Governments, Intergovernmental and Nongovernmental Organiza

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The Ozone Layer: Proceedings of the Meeting of Experts Designated by Governments, Intergovernmental and Nongovernmental Organiza by Asit K. Biswas

The Ozone Layer contains the proceedings of the Meeting of Experts on the Ozone Layer, organized by the United Nations Environment Programme and held in Washington, DC, on March 1-9, 1977. The papers review all aspects of the ozone layer, including the potential impact of stratospheric pollution and a reduction in the ozone layer on mankind, and encompass fields ranging from stratopheric physics and chemistry to biology, ecology, trade, and economics.
This book is comprised of 23 papers and begins with a discussion on the environmental aspects of stratospheric ozone depletion and the effects of changing levels of ultraviolet radiation on phytoplankton, plants, timber production, and human health. Subsequent chapters explore some economic and social implications of a possible ban on the use of fluorocarbons; the link between atmospheric exchange processes and the ozone problem; and industry-sponsored studies on the effects of chlorofluorocarbons on the concentration of atmospheric ozone. The remaining chapters focus on stratospheric and ozone research activities in countries such as Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, and the United States.
This monograph will be a valuable resource for environmental scientists and policymakers.

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Pages: 400
Size: 46.0 MB
Publisher: Pergamon
Date published:   1979
ISBN: 9781483159614 (DRM-PDF)

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