- Presents atmospheric chemical modeling from both scientific and regulatory perspectives
- Includes a range of topics for each pollutant, including the science of how it forms, its health effects, the regulatory context, and modeling
- A succinct overview for air quality regulators and industry consultants interested in the most widely used modeling software
Preface Part I: Fundamentals Chapter 1: Chemical Composition of the Atmosphere on the Earth Chapter 2: Chemical Reactions in the Atmosphere Chapter 3: Radiation in the Atmosphere Chapter 4: Modeling Chemical Changes in the Atmosphere Part II: Applications Chapter 5: Ozone Hole Chapter 6: Acid Rain Chapter 7: Climate Change Chapter 8: Surface Oxidants Chapter 9: Particulate Matter Chapter 10: Other Toxics in the Air Part III: Analysis Chapter 11 Corroborative Analysis Tools
Dr. Jinyou Liang is a recipient of Zhejiang 4th Thousand Talent Plan at Zhejiang University of P.R. China.
He received four degrees related to the book contents: B.S. on Environmental Chemistry at Nankai University (1981-1985); M.S. on Atmospheric Chemistry at the Research Center of Eco-Environmental Studies, Chinese Academy of Sciences (1985-1988); S.M. on Environmental Engineering and Ph.D. on Atmospheric Chemical Modeling at Harvard University (1991-1997); postdoctoral study at Stanford University (1997-2000).
He served in both China and US government agencies for clean air efforts. He worked in Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences for two years and in California Air Resources Board and Bay Area Air Quality Management District for eleven years, to help develop and implement pollution mitigation measures from chemical modelling perspectives.