An Introduction to Air Quality
Background to Air Quality
Air quality is influenced by a variety of factors and is a complex issue. The term air quality refers to the degree to which the air in a particular place is free from pollutants. Air pollutants are substances present in the atmosphere at concentrations above their normal background levels which can have a measurable effect on humans, animals and vegetation.
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