Author(s): Matthias Heymann
Tropospheric Air Pollution Problems
and Air Pollution Abatement in Europe
A contribution to subproject TRAP45
Deutsches Museum, Research Institute, D-80306 Munich, Germany
Air pollution can not be regarded as a mere scientific and technical problem, but
includes important political, economic, and social aspects.
The social an
historical dimensions of air pollution problems require investigation and
clarification as urgently as the atmospheric processes.
Therefore, the foundation
of a new EUROTRAC-2 subproject TRAP45 is proposed by a group of
atmospheric scientists and environmental historians.
In this paper I will raise a
number of questions which have to be addressed in the framework of TRAP45.
A paradox of air pollution control?
Air pollution has been a problem for centuries.
Historical developments like the
shift from agrarian to industrial s...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/EURO990841
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