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National Library for the Environment
Type of Resource Report Chapter
Title Monitoring Environmental Progress: How Can We Monitor Air and Water?
Author The World Bank
Affiliation The World Bank
Url http://www-esd.worldbank.org/html/esd/env/publicat/mep/mep07.htm
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract 1995 report "showcases improvements in Environmentally Sustainable Development indicators that help to analyze policy-oriented issues. Chapter on How Can We Monitor Air and Water? includes:
  • Pollution Effects
  • Air Pollution and Respiratory Disease
  • Exposure to Lead
  • Scope for Improvement
  • Access to Safe Water
  • Toward Improved Indicators
  • Directions for Further Work

Type of Resource Table (pdf format)
Title Air Pollution
Author World Bank
Affiliation World Bank
Url http://www.worldbank.org/nipr/wdi98/table3.12.pdf
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Gives pollution figures for nearly 80 cities around the world. For each city figures are given for: City Population, Total Suspended Particulates, Sulfur Dioxide, and Nitrogen Dioxide. Narrative explains meaning and suggests causes.

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