Volume 156 2002

Urban Air Pollution and Forests

Resources at Risk in the Mexico City Air Basin

Editors:

ISBN: 978-1-4684-9573-7 (Print) 978-0-387-22520-3 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Past and Present Environmental and Sociological Factors Affecting Forests in the Mexico City Air Basin

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      Historical Summary of the Geology, Climate, Hydrology, Culture, and Natural Resource Utilization in the Basin of Mexico

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      Pages 24-43

      Socioeconomic Change and Its Impact on Forest Resources in the Basin of Mexico

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      Pages 44-67

      Physical Geography, Hydrogeology, and Forest Soils of the Basin of Mexico

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      Pages 68-85

      Forests in the Basin of Mexico: Types, Geographic Distribution, and Condition

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      Pages 86-117

      The Climate of the Mexico City Air Basin: Its Effects on the Formation and Transport of Pollutants

  3. Air Pollution in the Mexico City Air Basin

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 119-119

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      Pages 121-159

      Air Pollution Levels and Trends in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area

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      Pages 160-193

      Emissions Trends and Pollution Control Strategies in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area

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      Pages 194-221

      Heavy Metals in Forest Soils, Vegetation, and Drainage Waters in the Basin of Mexico

  4. Ecological Effects of Air Pollutants in the Mexico City Air Basin: Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

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      Pages 225-242

      Oxidant Exposure and Effects on Pines in Forests in the Mexico City and Los Angeles, California, Air Basins

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      Pages 243-260

      Decline of Sacred Fir in the Desierto de los Leones National Park

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      Pages 261-282

      Histological Symptoms of Air Pollution Injury in Foliage, Bark, and Xylem of Abies religiosa in the Basin of Mexico

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      Pages 283-297

      Lichens and Air Pollution in the Forests Surrounding Mexico City

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      Pages 298-319

      Nitrogen and Sulfur Deposition in the Mexico City Air Basin: Impacts on Forest Nutrient Status and Nitrate Levels in Drainage Waters

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      Pages 320-333

      Effects of Oxidants in Ambient Air on Annual Crops in the Basin of Mexico

  5. Summary, Synthesis, and Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 335-335

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      Pages 337-355

      Summary of Air Pollution Impacts on Forests in the Mexico City Air Basin

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      Pages 356-372

      Resources at Risk and Research Needs

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 373-390