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  •   As I was producing an experiment that modelled the PocketLab Air as a device to give early warnings of forest fires, there were already many…
  • Globally, seven million premature deaths each year result from air pollution (WHO, 2012). Recent air quality events such as the forest fires in…
  • The State of Global Air report is an annually updated peer-reviewed document providing the most up to date information possible on global air quality…
  • What's in the Air at Maker Faire?  What does the sizzle of a corn dog and the combustion of a giant flame car have in common? Well, they both give…

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  • Introduction to Forest Fires Forest fires are a common natural disaster within western North America and pose a serious risk to many communities both nearby…
  • Background Information about Ozone Ozone (O3) in our atmosphere is both good and bad. There is a helpful saying to remember is, “Ozone: good up high, bad…
  • Background Information on Particulate Matter Particulate matter consists of small particles suspended in the atmosphere. Dust, pollen, sea salt, soil…
  • Background Information Carbon dioxide circulates naturally in Earth’s atmosphere as part of the carbon cycle (the process in which carbon dioxide is exchanged…