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Airborne particulate lead levels in central London, 1973-1979

T. A. Dorling

Airborne particulate lead levels in central London, 1973-1979

by T. A. Dorling

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Published by WarrenSpring Laboratory in Stevenage .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Based on measurements carried out by the Warren Spring Laboratory.

StatementT.A. Dorling, E.J. Sullivan.
SeriesLR 368 (AP)
ContributionsSullivan, E. J., Warren Spring Laboratory.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20265377M
ISBN 100856242225
OCLC/WorldCa315534351

  Emissions of primary particulate matter, PM and PM 10, have both decreased by about 13% since At present, airborne particulate matter (PM), tropospheric (ground-level) ozone (O 3) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are the new problematic pollutants in Europe in terms of causing harm to health. Moreover, there is an. There is increased evidence of the association of air pollution and deleterious health effects. Particulate matter (PM) has obtained more attention, especially the small size components (PM 10, PM , UFP -ultrafine particles-) that carry on their surface different organic and inorganic elements whose composition differ with local and regional variations [].

  During the same time, airborne lead levels have risen in developing-world cities where only leaded gasoline is burned. Lead is now so prevalent in Mexico City air . 25 years research on the Energy Trilemma: emissions, security and costs, in Faculty positions on 3 continents, raising >$21m funding. I was interviewed on Radio 4 Today programme, Keynote at The.

Characteristics of airborne particulate matter (PM and PM 10) and black carbon (BC) concentrations have been studied at Kalabagan and Shishumela sites along Mirpur corridor in . The 5, MW Bełchatów Power Station in Poland – one of the world's largest coal-fired power stations. World.


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