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By Hiroaki Furumai (auth.), H. Furumai, S. Sato, M. Kamata, K. Yamamoto (eds.)

Various environmental matters are relating to city actions. during the growing to be popularity of the need to increase sustainable city mana- ment, the collage of Tokyo verified the heart for Sustainable city Regeneration (cSUR) in July 2003. A examine software on the cSUR was once designed to create an built-in procedure and to supply wisdom for s- tainable city regeneration by way of a world community of researchers and pros, and to coordinate the overseas study alliance made from major educational associations world wide. As a part of this system, numerous reports were performed concentrating on city environmental difficulties in Asian megacities equivalent to Tokyo, Taipei, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Bangkok. the subsequent issues specifically have been chosen for built-in and strategic study supported by means of researchers from the fields of structure, civil engineering, and environmental engineering: –Integrated research of the city atmospheric atmosphere and its re- tionship with keep watch over of indoor air stipulations in East and Southeast Asian nations –Dynamic habit of city non-point pollution in coastal envir- ments The examine includes fascinating extensive field-monitoring information at the coastal setting and the city air atmosphere. subject matters additionally contain state of the art environmental tracking and simulation research in city components. Key features of the learn in complex tracking and the appli- tion of environmental numerical simulation have been chosen for inclusion during this publication. Integrating the tracking and modeling of city environments is key for engineers to spot and examine environmental difficulties and their solutions.

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To 5 Oct. In contrast, the levels of total and fecal coliforms decreased by one order of magnitude from 2 Oct. to 3 Oct. Figure 2-6 shows the relationship between total and fecal coliforms. Black spots indicate the presence of enteroviruses (a) and noroviruses (b) in the corresponding samples. A good correlation between total and fecal coliforms was observed, while both enteroviruses and noroviruses were detected even when levels of the two bacterial indicators were low. If enteric viruses occurred proportionally with bacterial counts, one would expect to see no black spots in areas of the graph where coliform counts are very low.

These phenomena – caused by an excessive inflow of nutrients that has been accelerated by urban populations, resulting in the increase of concentrations called eutrophication (Caperon et al. 1971) – have been causing many problems for fisheries and recreation areas in urban coastal zones. However, these events are also influenced by weather conditions, ocean currents, household and industrial wastes, nutrients coming from agricultural lands, sewage treatment plants, acid rain and other such phenomena (Ærtebjerg et al.

2006) 22 F. Nakajima et al. However, the link between the source and the bioaccessibility is still not clear and further investigation is necessary. Although the PAH bioaccessibility in road dust was low (Nakajima et al. 2006), the alteration in the environment has yet to be evaluated. 1 Introduction Separate sewer systems have been installed in many cities in Japan since 1970 to improve water pollution control in public water bodies. 5%), including large cities such as Tokyo or Osaka. Combined sewer systems receive rainwater as well as municipal wastewater during wet weather conditions.

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