Related topics: air pollution

Fine-tuning air pollution models

Air pollution doesn't affect everybody the same way. And in a new study, researchers developed a method to improve estimates of how, within cities, different communities are exposed to fine particulate matter (PM2.5).

One of the world's best radon detectors just got smaller

The need for a smaller, more transportable version of ANSTO's 1,500-liter atmospheric radon-222 monitor, and with a calibration traceable to the International System of Units, prompted the team to develop a 200-liter radon ...

Coal trains increase air pollution in San Francisco bay area

Coal trains and terminal operations add a significant amount of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) pollution to urban areas, more so than other freight or passenger trains, according to a study conducted in Richmond, California, ...

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