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Topical Collection "Livestock Odor Issues and Air Quality"
A topical collection in Atmosphere (ISSN 2073-4433). This collection belongs to the section "Air Quality".Viewed by 5267
Interests: solving livestock odor; air quality; emissions; measurement and control; ammonia; VOCs; GHG; environmental analytical chemistry; waste management; sustainable agriculture
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Topical Collection Information
Today’s academic and industry professionals are increasingly asked to address “wicked” challenges such as those at the nexus of air quality, animal production systems, technology, environment, and sustainability. Livestock odor is an example of a “wicked”, hard-to-solve problem that is often thought to be too complex to handle and unique to every case. Response to odor is often a symptom of another problem and an opening to a larger set of underlying problems. Politics, regulations, and social and economic issues mingle with ‘hard’ engineering and science interconnected with animal production. Many promising, discovery-stage technologies for mitigation are not yet farm-scale proven. Some technologies are simply too expensive or complex. A unique opportunity lies in a paradigm shift from odor solving being a low priority, expense-only activity to being a value-adding activity. This Topical Collection aims to publish reviews, articles, and short communications that bring different perspectives on solving livestock odor issues in lab-, pilot-, and farm-proven scales. This Topical Collection ‘’Livestock Odor Issues and Air Quality’’ will encourage multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary views, comprehensive assessments, socioeconomic analyses, and case studies illustrating the current state-of-the art and informing on-going discussions on how to solve the livestock odor problem.
Prof. Dr. Jacek Koziel
Manuscript Submission Information
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- livestock odor
- air quality
- measurements and mitigation
- dispersion modeling
- photochemistry of odor
- treatment technologies
- waste management
- environmental regulations
- socioeconomic analysis
- community odor management
- sustainable agriculture