New York City Community Air Survey - Largest urban air monitoring program in the U.S.

Società Geologica Italiana

University of Ferrara
9:30 -11:30 am Via Giuseppe Saragat 1, Ferrara
Monday, February 26th, 2018Polo ScientificoTecnologico
Aula 3 Cattedrale

Lecturer:
Holger M. Eisl, Ph.D. Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment Queens College, City University of New York - USA.

The Commoner Centerat Queens College, City University of NewYork,in collaboration with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has designed and implemented the ongoing New York City Community Air Survey (NYCCAS).This network,one of the large sturban air monitoring networks in the world,has measured major air pollutants at 60 to155 sites through out the city from 2008 to the present. Results of this research have advanced knowledge and have been utilized by policy-makers and the publict o better understand geographic and time trends in air pollution city-wide.

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