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By B. Stonehouse

Arctic atmospheric pollutants is now an important overseas factor. This quantity provides the main authoritative assessment of this more and more very important topic for an viewers of either scientists and directors fascinated about around the globe, in addition to polar, pollutants difficulties. Arctic pollution is an edited number of papers, first awarded at a convention helo because the Scott Polar examine Institute in Cambridge in 1985. construction on foundations demonstrated at past conferences, this quantity examines the matter of Arctic pollution in an built-in, multidisciplinary model, with contributions from top experts in chemistry, ecology, climatology and epidemiology. To chemists, physicists and climatologists, it offers clinical difficulties. Ecologists are eager about environmental threats; clinical researchers with strength threats to human overall healthiness. overseas attorneys and directors are concerned about the felony implications of toxins transferred throughout continents. total hangs the key query; can man-made toxins have an effect on the fragile strength stability of the Arctic, and precipitate significant climatic swap world wide?

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AND STAMNES, K. 1980. Arctic haze: perturbations of the polar radiation budget. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 338: 533-39. SHAW, G. E. AND WENDLER, G. 1972. Atmospheric turbidity measurements at McCall Glacier in northeast Alaska. Conference Proceedings on Atmospheric Radiation. Fort Collins, Colorado. Boston, American Meteorological Society: 181-87. SHEWCHUK, S. R. 1986. Acid deposition sensitivities within the Northwest Territories and current depositions to the snowpack and small lakes chemistry of a selected area of the Mackenzie District.

1980. Arctic haze: perturbations of the polar radiation budget. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 338: 533-39. SHAW, G. E. AND WENDLER, G. 1972. Atmospheric turbidity measurements at McCall Glacier in northeast Alaska. Conference Proceedings on Atmospheric Radiation. Fort Collins, Colorado. Boston, American Meteorological Society: 181-87. SHEWCHUK, S. R. 1986. Acid deposition sensitivities within the Northwest Territories and current depositions to the snowpack and small lakes chemistry of a selected area of the Mackenzie District.

M. AND FISHER, D. 1982. Acid snow in the Canadian high Arctic. Nature, 295: 137^0. LEAITCH, W. R. AND OTHERS. 1984. Some physical and chemical properties of the arctic winter aerosol in northeastern Canada. Journal of Climatology and Applied Meteorology, 23: 916-28. LILJEQUIST, G. H. 1970. Klimatologi (in Swedish). Stockholm, General stabens Litografiska Anstalt. McNEELY, R. 1982. Ambient pH levels in environmental samples from the high Arctic. Scientific and Technical Notes in Current Research Part C, Geological Survey of Canada Paper 82—1C.

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