Search for dissertations about: "air pollution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 233 swedish dissertations containing the words air pollution.

  1. 1. Air Pollution Dependency on Climate Variability and Source Region : Past, Current and Future Air Pollution Scenarios over Europe

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Applied Environmental Science (ITM), Stockholm University

    Author : Camilla Andersson; Hans-Christen Hansson; Christer Johansson; Joakim Langner; David Simpson; Peter Builtjes; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Acidification; Air Pollution; Climate Change; Europe; Numerical Model; Emission; Eutrophication; Key region; Nitrogen Dioxide; Particulate Matter; PM; Source region; Surface Ozone; Tropospheric Ozone; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : The main objectives of this thesis were to investigate the dependency of European air pollution on climate variability and emission source region. Calculations with a chemistry transport model (CTM) were conducted to investigate the influence of climate variability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Air pollution in Nairobi slums sources, levels and lay perceptions

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Kanyiva Muindi; Nawi Ng; Joacim Rocklöv; Elizabeth Kimani-Murage; Marie Thynell; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Air pollution; perceptions; slums; health impacts; Nairobi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : BackgroundAir quality in Africa has remained a relatively under-researched field. Most of the African population is dependent on biomass for cooking and heating, with most of the combustion happening in low efficiency stoves in unvented kitchens. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lichens and air pollution a study of cryptogamic epiphytes and environment in the Stockholm region

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Sv. växtgeografiska sällsk

    Author : Erik Skye; [1968]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Lichens; Effect of air pollution on; Ekotoxikologi; Lavar;

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  4. 4. Source-Receptor Modeling of Air Pollution : Assessment of Source Contributions: Source Characterization and Chemometric Applications

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för tillämpad miljövetenskap (ITM)

    Author : Emma Hedberg Larsson; Christer Johansson; H.-C. Hansson; Ralf Torgrip; Paulo Artaxo; [2007]
    Keywords : Particles; Source-receptor modeling; PMF; Elemental source profiles; Levoglucosan; Wood combustion; Air pollution; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Particles released to the atmosphere from anthropogenic sources affect the Earth’s climate as well as the health of the population. Anthropogenic sources of atmospheric particles are e.g. the combustion of biomass and fossil fuels, road, brake and tire wear and various industrial activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health effects of air pollution in Iceland respiratory health in volcanic environments

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Hanne Krage Carlsen; Anna Oudin; Thorarinn Gislason; Kadri Meister; Bertil Forsberg; Gunilla Wieslander; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Respiratory health; air pollution; volcanic ash; epidemiology; hydrogen sulfide.; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Air pollution has adverse effects on human health. The respiratory system is the most exposed and short-term changes in air pollution levels have been associated with worsening of asthma symptoms and increased rates of heart attacks and stroke. Air pollution in cities due to traffic is the major concern, as many people are exposed. READ MORE