The effects of air pollution on urban ecosystems and agriculture

@article{Bell2011TheEO,
  title={The effects of air pollution on urban ecosystems and agriculture},
  author={J. N. B. Bell and Sally A. Power and Nicolas Stephane Jarraud and Madhoolika Agrawal and Chloe Davies},
  journal={International Journal of Sustainable Development \& World Ecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={18},
  pages={226 - 235}
}
  • J. Bell, S. Power, +2 authors C. Davies
  • Published 2011
  • Environmental Science
  • International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology
Over half the global population live in cities, with this proportion rising rapidly. Yet relatively little attention has been paid to the health of urban ecosystems, which are subject to more severe stresses in many cases than their rural counterparts. In this paper, the importance of urban ecosystems, including agriculture, is emphasised, with particular consideration given to the impacts of air pollution. Techniques for studying these impacts are fumigations, filtrations, transect studies and… Expand
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