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Monitoring air during forest fires

A project log for Portable Air Quality Monitor

For those who wonder how safe the air around them is and what can be changed to avoid the negative health effects of polluted air.

ThomasThomas 08/07/2017 at 03:120 Comments

Air quality today is very poor outside due to forest fires (Vancouver). This is PM2.5 of 120 ug/m³ or about 185/500 on the US AQI (https://aqicn.org/calculator/).



Electrostatic filter is keeping it clean inside though, huge reduction in PM2.5 levels, up to 10x.


Air needs cycling, as CO2 slowly increases over a day or two period, and all windows are closed.

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