Selections from the history of environmental pollution, with special attention to air pollution. Part 1

L. Makra, Peter Brimblecombe

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Abstract

Several comprehensive publications have been issued recently on the environmental pollution of past times (e.g. Tylecote, 1976; Nriagu, 1983a; Brimblecombe, 1987a; Goldstein, 1988; Healy, 1988; Brimblecombe and Pfister, 1990; Hughes, 1993; Markham, 1994; Brimblecombe, 1995; Karatzas, 2000, 2001; McNeill, 2001; Mészáros, 2001). The aim of this study is to give an overview of information on the subject - mainly related to ancient times.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)641-656
Number of pages16
JournalInternational Journal of Environment and Pollution
Volume22
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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Keywords

  • Copper mining
  • Copper pollution of the atmosphere
  • Lead mining
  • Lead pollution of teeth
  • Lead pollution of the atmosphere

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Pollution

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Selections from the history of environmental pollution, with special attention to air pollution. Part 1. / Makra, L.; Brimblecombe, Peter.

In: International Journal of Environment and Pollution, Vol. 22, No. 6, 2004, p. 641-656.

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