The Problem — Air Pollution

  • Paolo Zannetti

Abstract

Ambient air composition over the earth has undergone several changes throughout history. In particular, there is evidence (Chambers, from Stern, 1976) that “the primeval gaseous environment probably contained almost no free oxygen” and that “oxygen in more recent years has accumulated as a result of photosynthetic processes utilized by early nonoxygen-dependent species.” Those early living species have either disappeared, as a consequence of these changes, or adapted.

Keywords

Total Suspended Particulate Biogenic Emission Annual Global Emission Copper Lead Zinc Secondary Particulate Matter 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Zannetti
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.AeroVironment Inc.MonroviaUSA
  2. 2.Bergen High Tech CentreIBM Scientific CentreBergenNorway

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