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2014-09-30 08:24:14

Bolsters Air Pollution Control Business In China CINCINNATI, Sept.

2014-09-29 23:07:40

MarketsandMarkets report defines and segments the Asia-Pacific air quality control systems market along with, an in depth analysis and revenue projections.(

2014-09-29 12:22:17

- Focus is on Health Effects from Toxic Compounds in Gasoline WICHITA, Kan., Sept.

2014-09-26 08:21:59

DALLAS, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Asia-Pacific Air Quality Control Systems Market by Technology (Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD), Electrostatic Precipitators,

2014-09-26 04:20:17

LONDON, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addison Lee founder John Griffin donates GBP1m to fund the first 500 schools-based sensors Change London [http://www.changelondon.org

2014-09-24 12:23:28

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Pollution Probe applauds the Government of Canada for announcing today new clean fuel and clean vehicle regulations.

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2014-09-24 05:32:19

Expected increases in the number of extremely hot days experienced by some parts of the US could cause an increase in heat-related health conditions, according to new research published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

2014-09-23 16:23:08

LONDON, Sept.

2014-09-23 12:23:45

GUELPH, ON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc.


Latest Air pollution Reference Libraries

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2010-10-26 18:19:25

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...

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2009-07-06 17:01:44

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...

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2009-07-06 16:44:13

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....

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2009-07-06 16:36:49

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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.