Journal article

Characterisation of particulate matter sampled during a study of children's personal exposure to airborne particulate matter in a UK urban environment

AJ Wheeler, I Williams, RA Beaumont, RS Hamilton

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT | KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL | Published : 2000

Abstract

The personal exposure of children aged 9 - 11 years to particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5) was carried out between January and September 1997 in the London Borough of Barnet. Personal sampling along with home, garden and classroom microenvironmental monitoring was completed for all ten children. Each child was monitored for five days during winter, spring and summer. All children completed daily time activity diaries to provide information on any potential activities that could influence their exposure to particulate matter. Each evening a household activity questionnaire was also completed by the parents. Personal Environmental Monitors were used to sample personal exposure to PM10 and PM2...

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