Air Quality and Visual Range - A Story
Media Type: Presentation
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Date: April 20, 2015

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  • air quality
  • health effects
  • PM - particulate matter
  • PM2.5
  • relative humidity
  • visual range
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Record Last Modified: September 8, 2017
FRAMES Record Number: 23739


Presentation on recent advances in the estimation of visual range. The use of visual range as a public health communication tool raised interest by many in the group and stimulated a discussion. Visual range is a fairly inexpensive tool for communication of exposure and could be linked to simple health messaging program. However, visual range also has a number of uncertainties associated with it, including the impact of humidity and haze on visual range, which impacts its utility in various geographical areas differently.

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