Pulp Mills and the Environment: an Annotated Bibliography for Nothern Alberta

Air Pollution

Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program (AOSERP) Reports 119, 120 and 124. An air quality model that uses three components: a time series file of meteorological data, a program that estimates ground level concentrations, and a frequency analysis program to allow examination of various scenarios.

Calvert, Seymour and Harold M. Englund, editors. Handbook of Air Pollution Technology. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1984. A technical manual including affects on plants, control of gases and particulates, and source control for pulp mills.

Davison, D.S. et al. Airshed Management System for the Alberta Oil Sands. Volume I: A Gaussian Frequency Distribution Model. Volume II: Meteorological Data. Volume III: Verification and Sensitivity Studies. Edmonton: Alberta Environment, 1981. Prepared by Intera Environmental Consultants and Western Research and Development Ltd. for Research Management Division of Alberta Environment.

Douglas, G.W. and A.C. Skorepa. Monitoring Air Quality with Lichen: A Feasibility Study. [Edmonton]: Syncrude Canada, 1976. Some lichens (each a combination of a fungus and an alga) are very sensitive to air pollution. This study set up a permanent set of monitoring plots. During the study, 79 species were found in the Fort McMurray area.

Hilborn, J. and M. Still. Canadian Perspectives on Air Pollution. A State of the Environment Report. Ottawa: Environment Canada, 1990. Catalogue No. EN1-11/90-1E. A layperson's introduction to origins, effects, kinds, approaches to study, importance, and responsibility for air pollution.

Jim Lore and Associates Ltd. A General Literature Review Concerning Atmospheric Emissions of SO\s62and H\s62 S on Animal Health.Calgary: Jim Lore and Associates, 1989. Prepared for Beal Associates Consulting. This report was prepared on the effects of these air pollutants on mammalian livestock and wildlife.

Keith, Lawrence H., editor. Identification and Analysis of Organic Pollutants in Air. Boston: Butterworth Publishers, 1984. Includes sampling, analytical techniques, environmental analysis, and emissions from combustion sources.

Racette, D.J.Dustfall. Snow Sampling in the Vicinity of James River-Marathon Limited, Marathon, 1985-86. Toronto: Ontario Ministry of Environment, Northwestern Section,Technical Support Section, 1987. MICROLOG 87-06350, 1 fiche. A short study on wood fibers blown from chip piles into a near-by residential area.

Smith, William H. Air Pollution and Forests: Interaction Between Air Contaminants and Forest Ecosystems, 2nd edition. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1990. Comprehensive treatment of how air pollutants affect forest health.

Stern, Arthur, C., Richard W. Boubel, D. Bruce Turner and Donald L. Fox. Fundamentals of Air Pollution, 2nd edition. Toronto: Academic Press, 1984. An introduction to air pollutants, effects of air pollution, measurement of air pollution, meteorology, regulations and control of air pollutants.

Strauss, W. and S.J. Mainwaring. Air Pollution. London: Edward Arnold, 1984. A short introduction to air pollution.

Toole, Gary, Director. Trouble in the Forest. National Film Board of Canada, 1991. This videotape describes the relationship between air pollution and the decline of forests in eastern North America. From the Nature of Things Series with David Suzuki.

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