8 edition of Health Effects of Transport-Related Air Pollution found in the catalog.
by World Health Organization
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||206|
The World Health Organization Review of evidence on health aspects of air pollution examined newly accumulated scientific evidence on the adverse effects on health of PM, ozone and nitrogen dioxide, at levels commonly present in Europe. The review supported the scientific conclusions of the World Health Organization’s air quality. In Revised Analyses of Time-Series Studies of Air Pollution and Health. Boston:Health Effects Institute, 83– Google Scholar; Moolgavkar SH, Luebeck EG, Anderson EL. Air pollution and hospital admissions for respiratory causes in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Birmingham. Epidemiology 8(4) Crossref, Medline, Google ScholarCited by:
This book summarizes the key facts on which countries based their decision. Developed from a document prepared for the London Conference, it summarizes the latest scientific evidence on the impact of transport-generated air pollution, noise, and accidents on behavior and physical and mental health. The effects on wellness of transport-related air pollution are one of the prima concerns about conveyance. Research in recent decennaries systematically indicates that out-of-door air pollution harms human wellness. and the grounds points to air pollution stemming from conveyance as an of import subscriber to the inauspicious effects.
Putting a value on the health effects of air pollution 47 Relation to other impacts 55 Perceptions of transport and urban air pollution 56 Health policy and the new air quality health indicator 61 Summary 63 Exploring the Solutions 65 . Air pollution can affect human health in a number of ways with both acute (short-term) and chronic (long-term) effects. Different groups of individuals are affected by air pollution in different ways depending on their level of sensitivity. Young children and elderly people often suffer more from the effects of air pollution. People with health File Size: KB.
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Health effects. This book is designed for two main audiences: policy-makers and experts in transport-related air pollution and public health. Accordingly, it offers both summary information for the former and full discussion, primarily for the latter. A separate summary for policy-makers is also available.
For both groups, this book identiﬁ. The review addresses: factors determining emissions, the contribution of traffic to pollution levels, human exposure and the results of epidemiological and toxicological studies to identify and measure the health effects.
This book is designed for two main audiences: policy-makers and experts in transport-related air pollution and public health.
The review addresses: factors determining emissions, the contribution of traffic to pollution levels, human exposure and the results of epidemiological and toxicological studies to identify and measure the health book is designed for two main audiences: policy-makers and experts in transport-related air pollution and public health.
Health Effects of Traffic-Related Air Pollution | 1. Key Points • Motor vehicles are a major source of air pollution in Sydney and other urban centres. • Exposure to traffic-related air pollution is linked to a range of adverse health outcomes.
• Reducing exposure to traffic-related air. Evidence indicates that transport-related air pollution has a number of health implications including mortality (Heinrich et al, ).
These include short-term effects such as irritation to eyes. Get this from a library. Health effects of transport-related air pollution. [Michał Krzyżanowski; Birgit Kuna-Dibbert; Jürgen Schneider;] -- This book provides a systematic review of the literature and a comprehensive evaluation of the health hazards of transport-related air pollution.
The review addresses: factors determining emissions. SUMMARY: Diseases related to the air pollution caused by road transport affect tens of thousands of people in the WHO Europe region each year. This publication considers the policy challenges involved in the need to reduce the related risks to public health and the environment, whilst meeting socio-economic requirements for effective transport systems.
Get this from a library. Health effects of transport-related air pollution. [Michal Krzyzanowski; Birgit Kuna-Dibbert] -- This book provides a systematic review of the literature and a comprehensive evaluation of the health hazards of transport-related air pollution.
The review addresses: factors determining emissions. A Special Report of the Institute's Panel on the Health Effects of Traffic-Related Air Pollution. This report is the most comprehensive and systematic review to date of the scientific literature on emissions, exposure, and health effects from traffic-related air pollution.
It includes conclusions about the populations exposed around major roads, the associations between. Health Effects is targeted towards policymakers as well as air pollution and public health experts.
Accordingly, it is organized to have an executive summary at the beginning of the book as well as a listing of key points at the beginning of each by: 1.
This book provides a systematic and comprehensive literature review of the health hazards of transport-related air pollution. All discussions focus mainly on air pollution related to road transport and the risks it presents to human health.
Relevant issues, such as factors determining emissions, the contribution of traffic to pollution levels, human exposure risks, and related epidemiological Cited by: Health effects of transport-related air pollution.
The effect on health of transport-related air pollution are among the leading concerns about transport. This book provides a systematic review of the literature on transport-related air pollution and a comprehensive evaluation of the health hazards of such pollution.
World Health Organization. Health effects of transport-related air pollution. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe; pp. – [Google Scholar] Zhang K, Batterman S. Time allocation shifts and pollutant exposure due to traffic congestion: an analysis using the national human activity pattern survey.
Sci Total Environ. ; Cited by: Economic impact assessments of air pollution-related health effects from a sectoral perspective in China is still deficient. This study evaluates the PM pollution-related health impacts of the.
Health Effects Institute Panel on the Health Effects of Traffic-Related Air Pollution, Traffic-Related Air Pollution: A Critical Review of the Literature on Emissions, Exposure, and Health Effects.
Health Effects Institute: Boston, Available at Andersen ZJ, Hvidberg M, Jensen SS, Ketzel M, Loft S, Sørensen M. 3 I Air Pollution and the Health of New Yorkers: The Impact of Fine Particles and Ozone Executive Summary Air pollution is a leading environmental threat to the health of urban populations overall and specifically to New York City residents.
Clean air laws and regulations have improved the air quality in New York and most other large cities, but. Health risk assessment of transport-related air pollution Birgit Kuna-Dibbert and Michal Krzyzanowski Identiﬁ ed health effects The evidence from accumulated research has enabled the assessment of the health effects of ambient air pollution, including quantitative estimates of the burden of the pollution on a global scale (WHO, ) and.
Health effects of transport-related air pollution and railway workers show increased incidence of and mortality from lung cancer, especially in instances of long exposure. Finally, some studies suggest that transport-related air pollution has adverse outcomes on pregnancy, such.
Finally, a select list of papers and reports which explore equity issues as it relates to transport-related air pollution exposures can be found in Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (), Clark et al. (), Grineski and Collins (), and Temam et al. These papers focus on the US and the European context and provide a Author: Haneen Khreis, Mark J.
Nieuwenhuijsen. air pollution from traffic and its health effects, linking: • Emissions. and exposure to traffic air pollution • Exposure to traffic air pollution and health effects • Toxicological data and epidemiologic associations A preprint of the report was released in May The final Report, following extensive QA/QC, will be published in fall.
air pollution levels will decrease the global health burden related to these illnesses. Efforts to significantly reduce concentrations of air pollutants will also help to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the effects of global warming. 2. Sources of exposure to air pollution.
Indoor air pollution. The major sources of indoor air File Size: KB. Valuation of social and health effects of transport-related air pollution in Madrid (Spain). Monzón A(1), Guerrero MJ. Author information: (1)Transport Department, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Caminos, C.
y P., Caminos, Ciudad Universitaria, s/n, Madrid, Spain. [email protected] by: Due to the close proximity of people to emissions, transport-related activities, particularly the use of cars and trucks, are an important source of air pollutants.
Traditionally, studies of the health effects of air pollution have measured some marker of air pollution, e.g. size-specific PM fractions, such as particles with an aerodynamic.