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Smart & Sustainable Ports: Air pollution management

As the commercial success of a port increases the prosperity of the surrounding community, pollution levels tend to increase. How do we accurately assess it?
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Praxis/Urban on tour: European Geoscience Union 2021 Conference

Praxis/Urban instruments were deployed in Fairbanks to measure gases (CO, NO, NO2, O3) and fine particulate matter (PM2.5) during the Arctic winter of 2019. Dr Tjarda Roberts presented findings at the European Geoscience Union 2021 conference.
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Air pollution overtakes AIDS related deaths

Research findings show that annual PM2.5 concentrations in some African cities are as much as 5 times over the WHO limit for health-harmful concentration.
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South Africa – UK Partnership for Ambient Air Monitoring

“Our clients are saying that they are looking at innovative ways to measure air pollution at lower cost and lower energy footprint without compromising on data quality. The Praxis product line allows us to offer precisely what they need.” Mark Baird, MD Argos SA.
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How to Spend £5M: Air quality improvements across the UK

The UK government announced an investment of ~£5 Million to tackle air pollution. One third of all funded applications explicitly mention air quality monitoring or the purchase of air quality sensors.
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Sustainability in 2021: Roadside PM & NO2

In 2018, findings from a Public Health England report showed that costs of treating diseases associated with air pollution was £43M. How can we reduce the burden on the NHS & social care services?
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When All You Need is PM, NO2 and Real-World Data

The Praxis/OPCube, launched in January 2021 has proven popular with customers looking for monitoring of ONLY airborne particles (PM1, PM2.5 & PM10) and NO2.
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AQM for Local Authorities: Hidden costs

Legislation and increasing public scrutiny are focusing on the roles and responsibilities of local authorities in air quality management. In 2019 the Guardian published an article […]
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Air Quality Data​: How good is your validation?

Low-cost sensor technology is key to realising the many commercial applications of passive air quality monitoring. Why, then has it not yet been adopted more widely? […]