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Book Reviews Ai r Pollutio n Meteorology. Joe R. Eagleman. 1991. air pollution fundamentals; concentration calculations 255 pp. $37.95. paperbound. Trimedia Publishing and distributions; and pollution and meteorological Company. ISBN 1-877696-04-8. interactions. This is a reasonable organization, but several important topics seem to be introduced either The last few years have witnessed the publication of too early or too late to help students grasp their several new books in the area of air-pollution meteo- importance. rology; for example, Principles of Air Pollution Meteo- The first section includes chapters on the following rology by Lyons and Scott (1990), Air Pollution Mod- topics: the problem; measurements, sources, and elingby Zannetti (1990), and now Air Pollution Meteo- standards; air stagnation and pollutant index; and rology by Eagleman (1991). These books represent effects. The first chapter provides short summaries of the first potential replacements as textbooks, in either the historical background of the problem, pollutant undergraduate or graduate-level university classes, of sources, and air-quality management. It also has a the classic "bible" of air pollution meteorology, Meteo- short discussion of the Denora and London pollutant rology and Atomic Energy, edited by Slade (1968). episodes, a goo d technique to introduce the meteoro- Meteorology and Atomic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Ai r Pollutio n Meteorology. Joe R. Eagleman. 1991. air pollution fundamentals; concentration calculations 255 pp. $37.95. paperbound. Trimedia Publishing and distributions; and pollution and meteorological Company. ISBN 1-877696-04-8. interactions. This is a reasonable organization, but several important topics seem to be introduced either The last few years have witnessed the publication of too early or too late to help students grasp their several new books in the area of air-pollution meteo- importance. rology; for example, Principles of Air Pollution Meteo- The first section includes chapters on the following rology by Lyons and Scott (1990), Air Pollution Mod- topics: the problem; measurements, sources, and elingby Zannetti (1990), and now Air Pollution Meteo- standards; air stagnation and pollutant index; and rology by Eagleman (1991). These books represent effects. The first chapter provides short summaries of the first potential replacements as textbooks, in either the historical background of the problem, pollutant undergraduate or graduate-level university classes, of sources, and air-quality management. It also has a the classic "bible" of air pollution meteorology, Meteo- short discussion of the Denora and London pollutant rology and Atomic Energy, edited by Slade (1968). episodes, a goo d technique to introduce the meteoro- Meteorology and Atomic

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