eBook Atmospheric Impacts of the Oil and Gas Industry, 1st Edition

  • Eduardo Olaguer
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  • ISBN-10: 0128018585
  • ISBN-13: 9780128018583
  • DDC: 333.823
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 170 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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This book provides the most up-to-date scientific and technological methods available to quantify oil and gas industry emissions and atmospheric impacts in a manner that is relevant to the development of, compliance with, and enforcement of effective policy and regulations. The book offers a concise survey of these methods to facilitate the implementation of solutions that promote sustainable energy production.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Definition of the Problem.
The Issues that Matter.
1: A Brief History of Oil and Gas Development From an Environmental Perspective.
2: Overview of Oil and Gas Processes and Their Emissions to Air.
3: Toxic Air Pollution on Neighborhood Scales.
4: Urban and Regional Ozone.
5: Particulate Matter and Surface Deposition.
6: Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Impacts.
Tools for Crafting Solutions.
7: Emission Inventories.
8: Ambient Air Monitoring and Remote Sensing.
9: Data Assimilation and Inverse Modeling.
10: Photochemical Simulation.
11: MultiScale Impact Assessment.
12: Emission Controls.
13: Epilogue: The Road Ahead.
Appendix A Conventional Air Quality Monitoring Stations.
Appendix B Source Apportionment Techniques.