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Agricultural Chemicals and the Environment

Agricultural Chemicals and the Environment

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AgriculturalChemicals and theEnvironment
ISBN 0-85404-220-2ISSN 1350-7583
A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library
@ The Royal Society of Chemistry 1996
All rights reservedApart from any fair dealing for the purposes of research or private study, or criticism or review aspermitted under the terms of the UK Copyright, Designs and Pa(ents Act, 1988, this publication may notbe reproduced, stored or transmitted, in any form or by any means, without the prior permission in writingof The Royal Society of Chemistry, or in the case of reprographic reproduction only in accordance withthe terms of the licences issued by the Copyright Licensing Agency in the UK, or in accordance with theterms of the licences issued by the appropriate Reproduction Rights Organization outside the U K.Enquiries concerning reproduction outside the terms stated here should be sent to The Royal Society ofChemistry at the address printed on this page.Published by The Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House,Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 4WF, UKTypeset in Great Britain by Vision Typesetting, ManchesterPrinted and bound in Great Britain by Bath Press, Bath
Ronald E. Rester, BSc, DSc(London), PhD(Cornell), FRSC, CChemRonald E. Hester is Professor of Chemistry in the University of York. He was forshort periods a research fellow in Cambridge and an assistant professor at Cornellbefore being appointed to a lectureship in chemistry in York in 1965. He has been afull professor in York since 1983. His more than 250 publications are mainly in thearea of vibrational spectroscopy, latterly focusing on time-resolved studies ofphotoreaction intermediates and on biomolecular systems n solution. He is activein environmental chemistry and is a founder member and former chairman of theEnvironment Group of The Royal Society of Chemistry and editor of 'Industryand the Environment in Perspective' (RSC, 1983) and 'Understanding OurEnvironment' (RSC, 1986). As a member of the Council of the UK Science andEngineering Research Council and several of its sub-committees, panels, andboards, he has been heavily involved in national science policy and administration.He was, from 1991-93, a member of the UK Department of the EnvironmentAdvisory Committee on Hazardous Substances and is currently a member of thePublications and Information Board of The Royal Society of Chemistry.Roy M. Harrison, BSc, PhD, DSc (Birmingham), FRSC, CChem, FRMetS, FRSHRoy M. Harrison is Queen Elizabeth II Birmingham Centenary Professor ofEnvironmental Health in the University of Birmingham. He was previouslyLecturer in Environmental Sciences at the University of Lancaster and Readerand Director of the Institute of Aerosol Science at the University of Essex. Hismore than 200 publications are mainly in the field of environmental chemistry,although his current work includes studies of human health impacts ofatmospheric pollutants as well as research into the chemistry of pollutionphenomena. He is a former member and past Chairman of the EnvironmentGroup of The Royal Society of Chemistry for whom he has edited 'Pollution:Causes,Effects and Control'(RSC, 1983;Second Edition, 1990)and 'Understanding our Environment: An Introduction to Environmental Chemistry and Pollution'(RSC, Second Edition, 1992). He has a close interest in scientific and policy aspectsof air pollution, currently being Chairman of the Department of EnvironmentQuality of Urban Air Review Group as well as a member of the DoE Expert Panelon Air Quality Standards and Photochemical Oxidants Review Group and theDepartment of Health Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants.

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