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Air quality impacts of changes in land use patterns

Gregory K Ingram

Air quality impacts of changes in land use patterns

some simulation results for mobile source pollutants

by Gregory K Ingram

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Published by Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

  • Air -- Pollution -- Simulation methods,
  • Automobiles -- Motors -- Exhaust gas

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 58-59

    StatementGregory K. Ingram, Anthony Pellechio
    SeriesUrban planning policy analysis and administration : Discussion paper -- D76-2, Urban planning policy analysis and administration -- D76-2
    ContributionsPellechio, Anthony
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22781517M

      Another important factor for the SE will be changes in land use and land cover. As population grows, development is inevitable. How that development proceeds, however, will have great impact on regional climate (Shin and Baigorria ). Process for Developing this BookAuthor: Keith Ingram. Factors Influencing Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: An Overview Land-use/cover changes are influenced by a variety of factors operating on more than one spatial and temporal level and acting not in isolation but in intricate webs of place-File Size: KB.

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Changes in air quality and atmospheric chemistry often arise when land use type has changed because the land-atmosphere fluxes of material and energy are. Get this from a library. Air quality impacts of changes in land use patterns: some simulation results for mobile source pollutants.

[Gregory K Ingram; Anthony Pellechio]. The book comprehensively reviews the current knowledge on how natural and anthropogenic land-use/cover changes affect weather, air quality and climate worldwide and explains how these changes may trigger further land-use/cover cturer: Springer.

The results show the following. (1) From tothe land-use changes in Chengdu were obvious, and cultivated land exhibited the greatest changes, followed by forestland. Under the influence of urban land-use dynamics and human activities, both the richness and evenness of the landscape in Chengdu : Wei Sun, Zhihong Liu, Yang Zhang, Weixin Xu, Xiaotong Lv, Yuanyue Liu, Hao Lyu, Xiaodong Li, Jianshe.

the Comprehensive Air Quality Model with Extensions (CAMx; ENVIRON, ) to evaluate the impacts of transportation and land use policies on emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and daily maximum and hourly episodic ozone concentrations.

Impact of Land-Use and Land-Cover Change on urban air quality in representative cities of China. Moreover, the impacts of time-lag and urban type changes on particulate pollution were also considered. Analysis results showed that due to natural factors, or human activities such as urban sprawl or deforestation, etc., the response of Cited by: considered to be the foremost sources of air pollution, urban land use patterns and changes also have a close relationship with urban air quality [ 17 – 23 ].

The influence of land use patterns on stream water quality is scale-dependent in space and time. Understanding the relationship between landscape characteristics and water quality is of great importance to improve water contamination prediction in unmonitored watersheds and for providing guidelines for watershed land use by: S.

Wu et al.: Impacts of changes in land use and land cover on atmospheric chemistry and air quality In the coming decades, increasing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and the resulting climate change may have large impacts on global land cover (Bachelet et al.,; Cox et al,; Cramer et al.,).

“Land use” is the term used to describe the human use of land. It represents the economic and cultural activities (e.g., agricultural, residential, industrial, mining, and recreational uses) that are practiced at a given place.

Public and private lands frequently represent very different uses. For example, urban development seldom occurs on.

Changes are also occurring to the ocean. The ocean absorbs about 30% of the carbon dioxide that is released into the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels.

As a result, the ocean is becoming more acidic, affecting marine life. Rising sea levels due to thermal expansion and melting land ice sheets and glaciers put coastal areas at greater. The sprawling patterns of land development typical of metropolitan areas in the United States contribute to high levels of automobile travel and thus to air quality problems.

The problems are likely to get worse before they get better. The objective of this project is to contribute to an improved understanding of the potential effectiveness of smart growth strategies in.

This article investigates the relationship of local air pollution pattern with urban land use and with urban thermal landscape using a GIS approach. Ambient air quality measurements for sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, carbon monoxide, total suspended particles, and dust level were obtained for Guangzhou City in South China between and Cited by: Citation Wu, S., L.

Mickley, J. Kaplan, and D. Jacob. Impacts of Changes in Land Use and Land Cover on Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality over the. Co-authored with Syukuro Manabe of Princeton University, EOAS faculty member Anthony Broccoli’s new book “documents Manabe’s scientific journey to a deeper understanding of climate change.” By Craig Winston The timing could not be better.

The Democratic political debates are ripe with discussion of global warming. Climate activists continue their protests. FHWA Freight and Land Use Handbook Freight as a Good Neighbor – Land Use, Transportation System, and Environmental Considerations Purpose and Content.

The previous section discussed some of the positive benefits of freight movements – including jobs, increased tax revenue, and supporting the demands of growing “just in time” consumer markets.

Europe is one of the most intensively used continents on the globe, with the highest share of land used for settlement, production systems and infrastructure.

Land is a finite resource: how it is used constitutes one of the principal reasons for environmental change, with significant impacts on quality of life and ecosystems, as well as on the management of infrastructure.

Land use change and climate variability are two key factors impacting watershed hydrology, which is strongly related to the availability of water resources and the sustainability of local ecosystems. This study assessed separate and combined hydrological impacts of land use change and climate variability in the headwater region of a typical arid inland river basin, known as the Heihe River Cited by: The overall goal of the project is to couple climate models, biogenic emission estimation models, air quality models, and anthropogenic land use models to predict future air quality trends.

We have successfully accomplished this goal by answering the following scientific questions through six peer-reviewed journal papers. Beyond aerosol emissions, weather also plays an important role in determining air quality. NASA/USRA researcher Fei Liu notes that wind patterns and the height of the planetary boundary layer — the lowest layer of the troposphere near Earth’s surface — are important meteorological factors.

In the North Sea area, the effects on air quality of emission changes since preindustrial times are stronger than the effects of climate change.

According to model simulations, this is also the case for future air quality in the North Sea region, but substantial variation in model results implies considerable by: 1.

Chapters 1 and 2 describe the dimensions of the built environment (land use) and transportation networks that are believed to affect VMT. The built environment dimensions include density, mix or diversity of land uses, concentration of development into centers, spatial arrangement of land uses, and design.

variability in land use by humans and the resulting alterations in surface features are major but poorly recognized drivers of long-term global climate patterns these spatially heterogeneous land use effects may be at least as important in altering the weather as changes in climate patterns associated with greenhouse gases.”1.

Human health has always been influenced by climate and s in climate and climate variability, particularly changes in weather extremes, affect the environment that provides us with clean air, food, water, shelter, and security.

Climate change, together with other natural and human-made health stressors, threatens human health and well-being in numerous ways.

Land Use / Land Cover Changes To assess the impacts of large-scale land use / land cover changes due to brush removal on rangelands the following research activities will be undertaken.

Hydrologic model simulations will be performed to assess changes in the hydrologic cycle in response to woody plant removal in arid and semi-arid rangelands. SLO County APCD CEQA Air Quality Handbook iv GLOSSARY Climate Change: Climate change refers to long-term changes in temperature, precipitation, wind patterns, and other elements of the earth's climate system.

An ever-increasing body of scientific researchFile Size: KB. This is not good news for terrestrial or aquatic ecosystems, because harmful effects of ozone depletion come in many forms that are highly damaging to all life forms.

Exposure of living organisms to UV radiation increases the incidence of skin cancer, cataracts, impaired immune system, metabolic disorders and reduces survival rates of offspring. e) (without land use, land use change and forestry - LULUCF) in to Mt CO.

e (without LULUCF) in This growth was predominantly due to increases in fuel and energy use, which is in line with global trends (DEA ). Refer to Chapter Air Quality for more information on emissions.

Study of the effects of land use and land cover modification on the urban heat island development and on the air quality in the Houston-Galveston metropolitan area. Methods: Conduct meteorological, emissions, and air quality sensitivity modeling using •Improve land surface parameterizations with better physics •Incorporate most up-to.

The impacts of important meteorological and climate variables on surface O 3 and PM, are summarised in Fig.

1, which is based on comprehensive reviews [27,28,29] as well as studies outlined key processes that influence air quality occur through changes in temperature, water vapour, precipitation and clouds, and meteorological transport and by:   The major land use/cover changes in APTZ during – were conversions between cropland and grassland, and conversions between grassland and barren land (Wu et al ; figure 1(c) and table 2).

Compared to changes in land use/cover types, changes in land surface biophysical parameters were much more remarkable (figure 3).Cited by: These global wind patterns drive large bodies of air called air masses. Air masses are thousands of feet thick and extend across large areas of the Earth.

The location over which an air mass forms will determine its characteristics. For example, air over the tropical ocean becomes exceptionally hot and humid.

Air over a high latitude continent. this chapter: climate change, air pollution, water availability and quality, and land-use change. Table 1: Environmental Dimensions of Energy Security in Asia and the Pacific Dimension Link To Energy Security Energy Contribution To The ProblemCited by: 8.

There have been tremendous changes in the global land use pattern in the past 50 years, which has directly or indirectly exerted significant influence on the global climate change.

Quantitative analysis for the impacts of land use and land cover changes (LUCC) on surface climate is one of the core scientific issues to quantitatively analyze the impacts of LUCC on the climate so as to Cited by: LAND USE PATTERNS AND CHANGES THEREIN Land use means utilization of land in a particular area.

Land use pattern includes types of land and how much land is being utilized under different uses. Land is basic resource of human society and land use is the surface utilization of all developed and vacant land on specific point at a given time and Size: 1MB. environment, and air quality for both children and their families.

This plan is divided into five sections that can either be used in sequence as a complete unit or separately as they fit into your curriculum.

The unit also provides the flexibility to use individual activities as they apply to your own lessons. Air and RespiratoryFile Size: 1MB.

Air pollution from both outdoor and indoor sources represents the single largest environmental risk to health globally. Governments around the world are considering a range of policies, particularly related to road transport, to take into account the health and environmental impacts of.

Human expansion throughout the world caused that agriculture is a dominant form of land management globally. Human influence on the land is accelerating because of rapid population growth and increasing food requirements.

To stress the interactions between society and the environment, the driving forces (D), pressures (P), states (S), impacts (I), and response (R) Cited by: 7. anthropogenic land use change all perturb global atmospheric chemistry and air quality. We focus on the effects of land cover and land use change on tropospheric ozone and SOA, since they have important implications for climate and air quality.

Methods: Approach and model descriptions. To quantify the effects of potential changes in land. In addition to its direct impacts, changes in land use/land cover interact with other anthropogenic drivers such as climate variability to affect the provisioning capacities of watersheds (Meyer et al.

Global circulation models currently project an File Size: 2MB. Three sets of remotely sensed data were used to measures the land use/land cover changes in Wadi Ziqlab catchment during the period Its population increased from in to in The population growth have resulted into changing the land use/land cover of ha (42%) of the catchment area.

The main changes show that orchard trees and urban .The impacts of changes in land use and land cover cut across all regions and sectors of the National Climate Assessment.

Chapters addressing each region discuss land-use and land-cover topics of particular concern to specific regions. Similarly, chapters addressing sectors examine specific land-use matters.Impacts A comprehensive set of eight factsheets on the impacts of air pollution on land, waters, buildings, wildlife and human health.

Identifying levels of air pollution using lichens are also detailed. Policy A set of ten factsheets on air pollution from various sources and policy changes that impact levels of these pollutants.