16. Health Impact Assessment of Urban Pollution

  1. Adisa Azapagic and
  2. Slobodan Perdan
  1. Zaid Chalabi and
  2. Tony Fletcher

Published Online: 15 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470972847.ch16

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists, Second Edition

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists, Second Edition

How to Cite

Chalabi, Z. and Fletcher, T. (2010) Health Impact Assessment of Urban Pollution, in Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists, Second Edition (eds A. Azapagic and S. Perdan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470972847.ch16

Editor Information

  1. School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470718711

Online ISBN: 9780470972847

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Keywords:

  • health impact assessment - of urban pollution;
  • urban pollution, harmful effect on health of urban population;
  • policies, reducing urban pollution - detrimental effect on health, implemented;
  • health impact assessment (HIA);
  • risk assessment models, assessing potential health risk of exposure to urban pollution;
  • decision-support tools - public-health policy makers, options for reducing harmful health effects of urban pollution;
  • multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) - used as a decision-support tool, identifying a more

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Health Impact Assessment

  • Health Impact Assessments of Urban Pollution

  • Case Study: Health Impact Assessment of Schiphol Airport

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References and Further Reading