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“Keeping It Clean: Our Air, Our Health” addressed ground-level ozone, public health and economic development. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2013
China is an excellent example, reports Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Growing up in a polluted environment does not improve one’s
In light of the recent Asthma Capitals 2013 Report from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, FiltersFast.com is designating Wednesday, July 17, 2013 as Asthma Capitals and Air Quality
Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. wants to help you better understand about the Air Quality Index (AQI) and how you can help
According to a study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, over two million people die every year as a result of air pollution.
Mission Verde Alliance in conjunction with San Antonio Clean Technology Forum will host the “Keeping It Clean: Our Air, Our Health” forum at Rackspace’s global headquarters, where the public
A new study finds that some 500 million Chinese people have had their lifespans reduced by five years thanks to pollution generated by a free-coal policy.
A gas mask is designed to go over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling "airborne pollutants". The mask seals the nose and mouth and many times covers other soft tissues of the face. Some have respirators. Most gas masks provide protection from gaseous and particulate and are often used by riot police and rioters alike. They are also used by graffiti artists to protect them from the fumes. The original design had two small glass eye windows that were thick in order from keeping the...
Arctic haze is a phenomenon that occurs in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic due to air pollution. What distinguishes Arctic haze from haze found elsewhere, is the ability of its chemical ingredients to endure in the atmosphere for a longer period of time compared to other pollutants. Due to limited snowfall, rain, or turbulent air to displace pollutants from the polar air in the spring, Arctic haze can continue for more than a month in the northern atmosphere. Arctic haze was...
Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....
Mist is a phenomenon that consists of small droplets of water suspended in air. Mist occurs as part of a natural weather event or from volcanic activity. Mist is most common in cold air above warm water. Mist also occurs when air is exhaled in cold temperatures or when steam is formed in a sauna. Aerosol cans can create artificial mist if the humidity levels are just right. The one difference between mist and fog is visibility. If visibility is less than 0.62 miles (1 kilometer), the...
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