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introduction to pollution

Mary Stevens

introduction to pollution

by Mary Stevens

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Published by National Society for Clean Air and Environmental Protection in Brighton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWritten by Mary Stevens.
ContributionsNational Society for Clean Air and Environmental Protection.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p. ;
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13937267M

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Pollution: Introduction, Definition, Pollutants and Other Details. Pollution is a necessary evil of all development. Due to lack of development of a culture of pollution control, there has resulted a heavy backlog of gaseous, liquid and solid pollution in environment.

It has to be cleaned. Pollution control is a recent environmental concern. The issue we would like to discuss here is about environmental pollution,to make it simpler and precise,we sometimes refer it to the word pollution in the later parts of our ion is spreading like wildfire in many regions of the two most significant types of pollution would be air and water course,there are still various other types of pollution.

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Changes in ecosystem structure and soil functions due to soil pollution 4. Transformation of pollutants and metabolite accumulation in soils 5. Organic pollutants in soils 6.

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Holdgate () defined environmental pollution as the introduction by man, into the environment, of substances or energy liable to cause interference with legitimate uses of environment. Singh () has defined pollution in a very simple manner, i.e., “Disequilibrium condition from equilibrium condition in any system.”.

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Daly, A. and P. Zannetti. An Introduction to Air Pollution – Definitions, Classifications, and History. Chapter 1 of AMBIENT AIR POLLUTION (P. Zannetti, D. Al-Ajmi, and S. Al-Rashied, Editors). Published by The Arab School for Science and Technology (ASST).INTRODUCTION Pollution is the introduction of a contaminant into a natural environment, usually by humans.

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