Soon, air pollution could be measured on every street corner

(Chalmers University of Technology) Air pollution is responsible for 550,000 premature deaths a year in Europe -- and 7 million worldwide, according to the WHO. Measuring it can be a challenge, however, as the equipment tends to be large and expensive. But soon, this may change, thanks to a small, optical nano-sensor developed at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, which can be mounted onto an ordinary streetlight.

Soon, air pollution could be measured on every street corner

Air pollution is responsible for 550,000 premature deaths a year in Europe and 7 million worldwide, according to the WHO. Measuring it can be a challenge, however, as the equipment tends to ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Soon, air pollution could be measured on every street corner, Thu 13 Jun 19 from Eurekalert

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