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Indoor and outdoor particle concentrations and elemental and organic carbon at 17 primary schools

Morawska, Lidia, Mazaheri, Mandana, Salimi, Farhad, Laiman, Rusdin, Crilley, Leigh R., & Ayoko, Godwin A. (2012) Indoor and outdoor particle concentrations and elemental and organic carbon at 17 primary schools. In European Aerosol Conference 2012, 2-7 September 2012, Parque de las Ciencias, Granada, Spain.

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Abstract

The focus of this paper is on the measured particle number concentrations (PNC) as well as elemental and organic carbon in 17 primary schools. This study is part of the “Ultrafine Particles from Traffic Emissions and Children’s Health (UPTECH)”, which aims to determine the relationship between exposure to traffic related ultrafine (UF) particles and children’s health (http://www.ilaqh.qut.edu.au/Misc/UPTECH%20Home.htm). To achieve this, air quality and health data are being collected at 25 schools within Brisbane Metropolitan Area in Australia over two years. This paper presents the general aspects of UF particles data and preliminary results from the first 17 schools (S01 to S17), tested from Oct 2010 to Dec 2011.

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ID Code: 54103
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Keywords: urban aerosols, ambient air monitoring, indoor aerosols, schools, air quality
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (050000) > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT (050200) > Environmental Monitoring (050206)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 The Authors
Deposited On: 11 Oct 2012 14:16
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2012 11:40

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