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Creating an integrated historical record of extreme particulate air pollution events in Australian cities from 1994 to 2007

Johnston, Fay; Hanigan, Ivan; Henderson, Sarah; Morgan, Geoffrey; Portner, Talia; Williamson, Grant

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Epidemiological studies of exposure to vegetation fire smoke are often limited by the availability of accurate exposure data. This paper describes a systematic framework for retrospectively identifying the cause of air pollution events to facilitate a long, multicenter analysis of the public health effects of vegetation fire smoke pollution in Australia. Pollution events were statistically defined as any day at or above the 95th percentile of the 24-hr average concentration of particulate...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/17933
Source: Air and Waste Management Association Journal
DOI: 10.3155/1047-3289.61.4.390

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