Further Reading

Further Reading
The following are lists of further reading for each of the five fact sheets produced in this series. The information on health effects was taken directly from a survey of over 4000 articles in the scientific literature primarily within the last 10 years. Additional information comes from recent texts, government sources and environmental groups.
Health Effects of Ozone
Hazucha, M.J. (1987). Relationship between ozone exposure and pulmonary function changes. J. Appl Physiol 62, 1671-1680.
Larsen, R.I., McDonnell, W.F., Horstman, D.H., Folinsbee, L.J. (1991). An air quality data analysis system for inter-relating effects, standards, and needed source reductions: Part 11, a log-normal model relating human lung function decrease to O3 exposure. J Air Waste Manage Assoc 41: 455-459.
Bates, D.V. & Sizto, R. (1983). Relation between air pollutant levels and hospital admission in southern Ontario. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 74 17-122.
Ware, J.H., Spengler, J.D., Neas, L.M., Samet, J.M., Wagner, G.R., Coultas, D., Ozkaynak, H. & Schwab, M. (1993). Respiratory and irritant health effects of ambient volatile organic compounds. The Kanawha County Health Study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 137, 1287-1301.
Health Effects of Particulates
Pope, C.A., 3rd & Dockery, D.W. (1992). Acute health effects of PM10 pollution on symptomatic and asymptomatic children. American Review of Respiratory Disease. 145, 1123-1128.
Schwartz, J. (1993). Air pollution and daily mortality in Birmingham, Alabama. American Journal of Epidemiology, 137, 1136-1147.
Neas, L.M., Dockery, D.W., Koutrakis, P., Tollerud, D.J. & Speizer, F.E., (1995). The association of ambient air pollution with twice daily peak expiratory flow rate measurements in children. American Journal of Epidemiology, 141, 111-122.
Schwartz, J., & Dockery, D.W. (1992). Increased mortality in Philadelphia associated with daily air pollution concentrations. American Review of Respiratory Disease, 145, 600-604.
Thurston, G.D., Ito, K., Hayes, C.G., Bates, D.V., & Lipmann, M. (1994). Respiratory hospital admissions and summertime haze air pollution in Toronto, Ontario: consideration of the role of acid aerosols. Environmental Research, 65, 271-290.
Health Effects of SO2 & Sulphates
Vigotti, M.A., Rossi, G., Bisanti, L., Zanbetti, A., & Scwartz, J. (1996). Short term effects or urban air pollution on respiratory health in Milan, Italy, 1980-89. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 50, s71-s75.
Dockery, D.W., Pope, A.C., 3rd, Xu, X., Spengler, J.D., Ware, J.H., Fay, M.E., Ferris, B.G., Jr., & Speizer, F.E. (1993). An association between air pollution and mortality in six U.S. cities. New England Journal of Medicine, 329, 1753-1759.
Dab, W. Medina, S., Quenel, P., Lemoullec, Y., Letertre, A., Thelot, B., Monteil, C. Lameloise, P., Pirard, P., Momas, I., Ferry, R., & Festy, B. (1996). Short term respiratory health effects of ambient air pollution: Results of the APHEA project in Paris. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 50, s63-s70.
Bates, D.V., & Sizto, R. (1987). Air pollution and hospital admissions in southern Ontario, the acid summer haze effect. Environmental Research, 43, 317-331.
Ostro, B.D., Lipsett, M.J., Mann, J.K., Krupnick, A., & Harrington, W. (1993). Air pollution and respiratory morbidity among adults in southern California. American Journal of Epidemiology, 137, 691-700.
Pengelly, L.D., Kerigan, A.T., & Goldsmith, C.H. (1989). Sensitivity of children with asthma to chronic low level sulphur dioxide exposure. Proceedings of the 8th World Clean Air Congress 1989, The Hague, Netherlands.
Where Does Pollution Come From?
Environment Canada (1995) Summary report (1993) National Pollutant Release Inventory; Ministry of Supply and Services Canada Cat # En40-495-I/1995E.
McDougall, B., Morton, I. & Schwartzel, E. (1994). Breathable Air in Your Community. Ontario Environment Network: Guelph.
Where Does Pollution Go?
Bates D.V. (1972). A Citizen’s Guide to Air Pollution McGill-Queen’s University Press : Montreal.
Elsom, D. (1996). Smog Alert. Earthscan Publications Limited: London. Stern, A.C. et al. Fundamentals of Air Pollution (2nd Ed). Academic Press: Orlando, Fl. (1984).
Other Publications
Health Canada (1996) Outdoor Air and Your Health. Health Canada: Ottawa. Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Energy (1995). Air Quality in Ontario 1994 Comprehensive Report. Queen’s Printer: Toronto.
Canada-United States Air Quality Agreement Progress Report (1994). Air Quality Committee, Environment Canada, Ottawa, ON.
1994 Air Quality Data Summary, Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth. O.M.E.E. West Central Region, Hamilton, ON.