Essays about: "PM2.5"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the word PM2.5.

  1. 1. Air pollution emitted during traditional coffee ceremonies in Ethiopia, a health risk for women

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Johan Edlund; [2019]
    Keywords : air pollution; coffee ceremonies; Ethiopia; PAH; PM2.5; Science General;

    Abstract : Indoor air pollution is a problem of great concern, estimating to cause around 2 million premature deaths, with 400.000 cases suspected to happen in Sub-Saharan Africa. In this thesis, indoor air pollution emissions associated with the Ethiopian traditional coffee ceremony has been studied as a model for cooking exposure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Flow and Air Quality Modelling of a Car Cabin

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för fysik

    Author : Oskar Jolérus; [2019]
    Keywords : CFD; PM2.5; Air quality; Multiphase; LPT;

    Abstract : Adverse health effects attributable to both short- and long-term exposure to air pollution have turned the focus on different microenvironments. The interior of vehicles is of relevance as road traffic emissions and re-suspension of road dust are major sources of pollutants associated with adverse health effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ambient air pollution and low birth weight : A health impact assessment in the Philippines

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Internationell mödra- och barnhälsovård (IMCH)

    Author : Stine Randeris; [2019]
    Keywords : particulate matter 2.5; pm2.5; air pollution; low birth weight; birth weight;

    Abstract : Introduction: The attention on environmental impact on human health is rising. But, the association between particulate matter 2.5 and birth weight is still not acknowledged in the global burden of diseases, and the association has not yet been studied in the Philippines. READ MORE

  4. 4. Use of Biochar Producing Cookstoves in Rural Kenya : Energy efficiency, air pollution concentrations and biochar production potential

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Siri Ranung; Jessica Ruud; [2019]
    Keywords : Biochar; improved cooking stoves; three stone open fire;

    Abstract : Household air pollution annually kills around 14 300 people in Kenya, due to the hazardous smoke of incomplete combustion coming from inefficient stoves. Exposure to this smokeleads to lethal health issues for the women and children staying in these kitchens, but the smoke also leads to a contribution to global warming. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effect of air pollution on morbidity in Sweden : county-level case study

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Tesfom Melake Araya; [2019]
    Keywords : direct costs; fied effect; indirect costs; panel data; ; patients; PM2; SO; SP;

    Abstract : Many studies on air pollution have been done on mortality, morbidity and hospital admissions. Little has been done on air pollution and selected air pollution-related morbidities. This research tried to fill this gap. READ MORE