11 Sep 2017

An Introduction to Urban Air Quality

Concawe factsheet on Urban Air Quality. Background to Urban Air Quality: Urban air quality is a label used to describe air quality in cities and large towns where there is a particular concern about the exposure of populations to air pollutants. The effect of city infrastructure and layout on air flow patterns, and the large concentration of certain types of emissions such as domestic heating and transport, makes urban air quality non-compliances difficult to resolve. Each city may require a unique management approach to reduce population exposure. You can download the English fact sheet HERE.

The facts sheets have also been translated to other European languages, and you can download them below. More translations will be added once they are completed. Read other documents related to Air Quality here:


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