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BC CLEAR Projects 2008-2009 (funding start dates) > Understanding the Spatial Distribution of Ambient Fine Particulate Matter in Prince George

Understanding the Spatial Distribution of Ambient Fine Particulate Matter in Prince George

posted on 6:53 PM, July 6, 2016

Project leader: William Osei

This project will measure ambient air pollution, specifically fine particulate matter (PM), at a fine spatial resolution using mobile monitoring, which will complement the existent fixed monitoring done by the Ministry of Environment. The mobile monitoring will provide the resolution necessary to identify pollution "hotspots" within the airshed, which will, in turn, support airshed management planning and air pollution control strategies. In addition, it will provide a more detailed "exposure" assessment for studying air pollution-related health effects, and inform the greater public understanding on air pollution in Prince George.

Read the final report.

Also see appendices: Appendices A-F, Appendix G, Appendix H, Appendix I (large file: 15 MB) and Appendix J.

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The Fraser Basin Council (FBC) is a charitable non-profit organization that brings people together to advance sustainability in the Fraser River Basin and throughout BC. Established in 1997, FBC is a collaboration of four orders of government (federal, provincial, local and First Nations) along with those from the private sector and civil society. We work with people in multiple sectors, helping them find collaborative solutions to today’s issues through a commitment to the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability. Our focus is on healthy water and watersheds, action on climate change and air quality and strong, resilient communities and regions.

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