Environmental Policy and Regulation
Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
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Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
How to Cite
Swithenbank, J., Sharifi, V. N., Finney, K. N. and Goh, Y. R. 2013. Air Quality . Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 1.
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
Both indoor and outdoor air quality can affect health. The World Health Organisation guidance provides relevant information and measurements are required to assess the local environment. A large number of parameters should be monitored by appropriate instrumentation and sources of significant pollutants can then be investigated. Pollutants such as submicron particles that can penetrate deep into the lungs are now receiving particular attention.
- air quality;
- pollutant monitoring;
- air sampling