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Physical and economic damage functions for air pollutants by receptor

Ben-Chieh Liu

Physical and economic damage functions for air pollutants by receptor

by Ben-Chieh Liu

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Corvallis Environmental Research Laboratory, Criteria and Assessment Branch, for sale by National Technical Information Service in Corvallis, Or, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- United States.,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Air -- Pollution -- United States -- Physiological effect.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ben-chieh Liu, Eden Siu-hung Yu.
    SeriesSocioeconomic environmental studies series ; EPA-600/5-76-011, Research reporting series -- EPA-600/5-76-011.
    ContributionsYu, Eden Siu-hung., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development., Midwest Research Institute (Kansas City, Mo.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17731177M

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Physical and economic damage functions for air pollutants by receptor by Ben-Chieh Liu Download PDF EPUB FB2

EPA/ September PHYSICAL AND ECONOMIC DAMAGE FUNCTIONS FOR AIR POLLUTANTS BY RECEPTOR by Ben-chieh Liu, Ph.D.

Eden Siu-hung Yu, Ph. Midwest Research Institute Volker Boulevard Kansas City, Missouri MRI Project No. D EPA Contract No. Project Officer John Jaksch Criteria and Assessment Branch Corvallis Environmental. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Liu, Ben-Chieh.

Physical and economic damage functions for air pollutants by receptor. Corvallis, Or.: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Corvallis Environmental Research Laboratory, Criteria and Assessment Branch. Quality of Life Indicators in United States Metropolitan Areas (Praeger special studies in U.S.

economic, social, and political issues) Physical and economic damage functions for air pollutants by receptor; Energy, income and quality of life management in U.S.A: An information systems approach to decision analysis (Tamkang chair lecture series).

This book is designed to generate physical and economic damage functions by receptor for sulfur dioxide and suspended particulates for the US urban areas.

It is written with the conviction that the marginal benefit and marginal cost principle can be applied to air pollution control decision making.

The objectives of the study were: (1) to identify the materials, air pollutants, and environmental factors that should be studied in order to assess the economic damage to materials caused by air pollution; (2) to analyze systematically the physical and chemical interactions among the variables identified in (1) for the purpose of determining.

Liu, Ben-Chieh and E.S. Yu:Physical and Economic Damage Functions for Air Pollutants by Receptor, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington.

Google Scholar McGuire, A.:‘Regional Income and employment effects of a Nuclear Power Station’, Scottish Journal of Author: A. Harris. After computing the marginal damage of emissions for a specific pollutant from source i, this experiment can be repeated for each of the six pollutants covered in APEEP and the approximat distinct (individual and grouped) sources in the United to sources encompass all anthropogenic emissions of these six pollutants in the lower 48 states.

Assessment of the Economic Costs of Damage Caused by Air-Pollution Article (PDF Available) in Water Air and Soil Pollution 85(4) December with 60 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Mike Holland.

Air pollution causes considerable damage to human health, flora and fauna and materials. The damage costs are external costs, to the extent that they are not included in the prices of goods, i.e. This model links the emissions of five common air pollutants to estimates of ambient concentrations, exposures, physical health environmental impacts, and monetary damage.

This paper considers the following local air pollutants: nitrogen oxides (NO x), sulfur dioxide (SO 2), fine particulate matter (PM ), ammonia (NH 3), and volatile Cited by: 8. Finally it must be mentioned that a major part of the literature on economic valuation relies on constructing dose-response function and damage functions.

They both reveal a technical or a biological relationship between quantities of a pollutant that affects a receptor with the physical impact on this receptor (Mitchell & Carson, ).Cited by: 1. Soil pollution is defined as the build-up in soils of persistent toxic compounds, chemicals, salts, radioactive materials, or disease causing agents, which have adverse effects on plant growth and animal health [].Soil is the thin layer of organic and inorganic materials that covers the Earth's rocky by: 1.

Introduction. Air pollution is the presence of contaminants or substances in the air that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. 1 An air pollutant is interfering with a desired condition that, at a minimum, provides for air quality that supports human and other life.

Usually, the pollutant is the result of by: 1. Introduction. Air pollution is the presence of contaminants or substances in the air that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental definition requires context, that is, something is an air pollutant if it causes conditions to deviate from a desired by: 1.

Get this from a library. Acid Rain in Europe: Counting the cost. [Helen Apsimon; David Pearce; Ece Ozdemiroglu] -- The environmental impacts of acid rain: on human health, on buildings and materials, on forests, freshwaters, crops and biodiversity and on global warming have been well-documented.

Less is. PHYSICAL AND ECONOMIC DAMAGE FUNCTIONS FOR AIR POLLUTANTS BY RECEPTOR. EPA Science Inventory. This study is primarily concerned with evaluating regional economic damages to human health, material, and vegetation and of property soiling resulting from air pollution.

This study represents a step forward in methodological development of air pollution damage estimation. estimate of the cost of pollution in Canada. Only air pollution has been thoroughly studied, and then only for certain pollutants Beyond air pollution, surprisingly little is known about pollution’s costs, in spite of the wide range of pollutants Canadians are exposed to and the numerous ways in which their welfare is impacted.

Some of. Energy Futures and Urban Air Pollution: - sions (e.g., emissions reductions recommended through a SIP). Source-oriented models also effectively link source and receptor for secondary PM air pollutants (e.g., sulfate, nitrate, SOA) (Russell, ) but are not as effective for tracking primary species.

The Economic Cost of Damage from. Physical stress is a disturbance in which there is an intense exposure to kinetic energy, which causes damage to habitats and ecosystems.

Examples include such disruptive events as a hurricane or tornado, a seismic sea wave (tsunami), the blast of a volcanic eruption, an explosion, or trampling by heavy machinery or : Bill Freedman.

We model intraurban intake fraction (iF) values for distributed ground-level emissions in all global cities with more than inhabitants, encompassing a total population of billion.

For conserved primary pollutants, population-weighted median, mean, and interquartile range iF values 39, and 14–52 ppm, respectively, where 1 ppm signifies 1 g inhaled/t by:.

Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being or specifically the ability to perform aspects of sports or occupations. Physical fitness is generally achieved .Children’s health is determined by the interaction of a multitude of influences, reflecting complex processes.

We divide these influences into biological, behavioral, and environmental (physical and social) even though our model of children’s health views their effects as highly intertwined and difficult to isolate. This chapter provides a summary of published literature and a framework.The amendments to the Clean Air Act required EPA to set National Ambient Air Quality Standards for certain pollutants known to be hazardous to human health.

EPA has identified and set standards to protect human health and welfare for six pollutants: ozone, carbon monoxide, total suspended particulates, sulfur dioxide, lead, and nitrogen oxide.