Air Pollution on the Copperbelt Province of Zambia: Effects of Sulphur Dioxide on Vegetation and Humans
- Coughing up copper. Liswaniso, Palekelo // African Business;Mar1997, Issue 219, p20
Looks at the effects of industrial pollution in the Copperbelt and other areas in Zambia. Treatment of miners suffering from chest ailments; Contracting of diseases like silicosis or pneumoconiosis; Existence of pollutants such as sulphur dioxide, oxides from nitrogen chemicals and carbon...
- Suffocating trees. Mason, Betsy // New Scientist;5/11/2002, Vol. 174 Issue 2342, p11
Discusses the ability of sulphur dioxide to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide that human emit into the atmosphere. Properties of sulphur dioxide; Role of trees in reducing the carbon dioxide in the air; Comparison between carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide.
- Impact of air pollution on prevalence of rhinitis in Istanbul. KELES, NESIL; ILICALI, O. CENKER; DEGER, KEMAL // Archives of Environmental Health;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p48
Explores the effects of air pollution on the prevalence of rhinitis in Istanbul, Turkey. Materials and methods of the study; Range of sulphur dioxide and total suspended particulates concentrations; Results of the study.
- Short term effects of ambient sulphur dioxide and particulate matter on mortality in 12 European... Katsouyanni, K.; Touloumi, G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/07/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7095, p1658
Discusses the effects of ambient sulphur dioxide and particulate matter on mortality in cities in Europe in the Air Pollution and Health: A European Approach (APHEA) project. Analysis of time series data on number of deaths; Association between increase in sulphur dioxide or black smoke and...
- Stench from New Jersey. Ridgeway, James // New Republic;7/16/66, Vol. 155 Issue 2/3, p13
Offers a look at the major regulatory action of the air pollution division of the U.S. Public Health Service to determine how much of the smoke and fumes the New Jersey industries put into the west wind which is carried and dumped down in New York City. Complaints about the stench from the New...
- National air quality objectives. Stranks, Jeremy // A-Z of the Environment;2008, p259
A definition of the term "national air quality objectives" is presented. It refers to aims for air pollution control and prevention that are considered to be acceptable about the effects of each pollutant on health and the environment. The pollutants include carbon monoxide, lead, nitrogen...
- Air Quality Index. Klotter, Jule // Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;Nov2005, Issue 268, p27
Reports on the air quality index (AQI) given by the news media in the U.S. Measurement of ground-level ozone, particle pollution, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, and nitrogen dioxide at various locations each day; Calculation of AQI values using a formula developed by the Environmental...
- Ambient air quality and asthma cases in NiÄŸde, Turkey. Kara, Ertan; Özdilek, Hasan; Kara, Emine // Environmental Science & Pollution Research;Jun2013, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p4225
Urban air quality is one of the key factors affecting human health. Turkey has transformed itself into an urban society over the last 30 years. At the same time, air pollution has become a serious impairment to health in many urban areas in the country. This is due to many reasons. In this...
- Rampant urban pollution blights Asia's crops. Patel, Tara // New Scientist;06/14/97, Vol. 154 Issue 2086, p11
Discusses how air pollution could be reducing yields of some crops in India and Pakistan. Results of the study at the University of the Punjab at Lahore in Pakistan on the effects of ozone on soya bean plants; Effects of sulphur dioxide on plants.