16 August 2007

Special issue: Internal and external housing environments

International Journal of Environment and Pollution 30(3/4) 2007 is a special issue: Internal and external housing environments, with papers from the 2nd WHO International Housing and Health Symposium, Vilnius, Lithuania, 29th September to 1st October 2004.

Article titles:
* A pan-European housing and health survey: description and evaluation of methods and approaches
* Residential conditions and their impact on residential environment satisfaction and health: results of the WHO large analysis and review of European housing and health status (LARES) study
* Home: haven or accident black spot? A review of the causes of home accidents
* Inadequate housing and health: an overview
* Development of a rational housing model: the Lithuanian case
* An economic impact assessment of lead exposure in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, USA: making the case for statewide remediation
* Housing maintenance management: the key-factor when creating healthy environment
* Quality factors of the residential environment in urban planning
* Modelling and forecasting of a rational and sustainable development of Vilnius: emphasis on pollution
* Variability and the relationship between quality of life and real estate prices in Lithuania
* Decision support system for innovation with a special emphasis on pollution

Submitted papers:
* Spatial distribution of groundwater pollution in the Porsuk River Basin (PRB), Turkey
* An investigation of the surface and groundwater leachate from an old waste disposal site at Mamak, Ankara, Turkey
* Developing new correlations and uncertainty analysis for the prediction of ground-level and maximum ground-level concentrations
* Towards an understanding of the effect of road pollution on adjacent food crops: Zea mays as an example
* Effect of cadmium on some biomarkers in the clam Ruditapes decussatus: metallothionein quantification using two techniques

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