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SETAC announces a new book at Atmospheric Deposition to the Grea

Atmospheric Deposition of Contaminants to the Great Lakes and Coastal
Edited by Joel E. Baker

The Great Waters provisions of the 1990 Clean Water Act Amendments
catalyzed a new and remarkable interaction between atmospheric and
surface water quality managers and scientist, helping to link air and
surface water quality initiatives in many regions of the earth. 
Scientists are now able to look at air and water quality issues as a
whole, rather than in a more traditional compartmentalized approach. 
Atmospheric Deposition of Contaminants to the Great Lakes and Coastal
Waters, part of the SETAC Technical Publications Series  reports on
initiatives and research in such "great waters" as the Great Lakes and
Lake Champlain, Chesapeake and Narragansett Bays, the mid-Atlantic
Ocean, the western Pacific Basin, and the Arctic Ocean.  Wet and dry
deposition, atmospheric and snow deposition, humidity, weather, and
gas exchange are explored in relation to aerosol particles, forest
canopies, trace elements, and organic compounds.  The results indicate
air-chemical-water interactions that expand our understanding of the
impact of pollutants on air and water quality and of future research
needs into combined air and water issues.

Table of Contents

1. Dry Deposition of Particles to Water Surfaces
2. Influence of Temporal Changes in Relative Humidity on Size and Dry
Depositional Fluxes of Aerosol Particles Bearing Trace Elements 3.
Atmospheric Particle Size Distributions and Dry Deposition Measured
around Lake Michigan 4. Mechanisms of Atmospheric Wet Deposition of
Chemical Contaminants 5. Snow Deposition of Atmospheric Semivolatile
Organic Chemicals 6. Air-Water Exchange of Semivolatile Organic
Chemicals in the Great Lakes 7. Modeling Atmospheric Deposition and
Gas Exchange of Hazardous Air Pollutants over Lake Michigan 8. Field
and Laboratory Investigations of Particle/Gas Distribution for
Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Other Semivolatile Organic Compounds 9.
Loading of Atmospheric Trace Elements and Organic Contaminants to the
Chesapeake Bay 10. Atmospheric Deposition of Trace Elements to the
Mid-Atlantic Bight 11. Atmospheric Deposition of Trace Elements to the
Western Pacific Basin 12. The Significance of Atmospheric Deposition
as a Source of PCBs and PAHs to Narragansett Bay 13. Atmospheric
Mercury Deposition and Cycling in the Lake Champlain Basin of Vermont
14. Monitoring of Selected Organochlorine and Polycyclic Aromatic
Hydrocarbon Compounds in Arctic Air 15. Atmospheric Contaminant
Deposition to the Great Lakes Determined from the Integrated
Atmospheric Deposition Network 16. Deposition of Semivolatile Toxic
Air Pollutants to the Great Lakes:  A Regional Modeling Approach 17.
Recent Measurements of Atmospheric Mercury in the Great Lakes Region
18. Modeling of Regional Scale Atmospheric Mercury Transport and
Deposition Using RELMAP 19. Methodologies to Estimate the Air-Surface
Exchange of Atmospheric Nitrogen Compounds 20. Dissolved Organic
Nitrogen in the Atmospheric Environment 21. Using the Regional Acid
Deposition Model to Determine the Nitrogen Deposition Airshed of the
Chesapeake Bay Watershed 22. Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition in
Estuarine and Coastal Waters: Biogeochemical and Water Quality Impacts
23. Nitrogen Input-Output Budgets for Forests in the Chesapeake Bay
Watershed 24. Index

Available in August 1997					SETAC Press
$48.00 Members / $79.95 Nonmembers			1010 N 12th Avenue
ISBN 1-880611-10-4						Pensacola, FL 32501-3370 USA
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