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ENVS 411-301 Air Pollution: Resources

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This guide highlights some of the library resources to assist in your research of Air Pollution.

Ash plume from volcano. 

At 11:05 a.m. HST. Photograph from the Jaggar Museum, Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park, captures an ash plume rising from the Overlook crater. Ash falling from the plume can be seen just to the right side (and below) the plume.
Date Taken: 
Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US
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Air Pollution websites


Selected E-books

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How to find additional resources

To find additional resources for the topic of Air Pollution, begin in Franklin, the library catalog. You may want to use other keyterms when searching for information on this topic. For example,

  • Air Pollution
  • Atmospheric Pollution
  • Air Quality
  • Indoor Air
  • Air Contamination
  • Volatile organic compounds 
  • Indoor particulate matter

As you investigate the topic more closely, you will begin to find additional terms that can then be incorporated into your search to find more material. Remember to construct your search using the boolean operators AND, OR, NOT.

  • The OR operator is used to string together like terms/synonyms. (Air pollution OR atmospheric pollution OR air contamination)
  • The AND operator is used to combine 2 different concepts. (Air pollution AND environmental justice)
  • The NOT operator will remove a topic from your search. (Air pollution NOT Indoor Air) 
  • Savvy searchers use a combination of AND, OR, NOT when designing their searches (Air pollution OR atmospheric pollution) AND (environmental justice OR environmental racism)

If you have any questions about constructing your searches, feel free to reach out to me! 

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