Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/54205
Type of publication: Straipsnis recenzuojamoje užsienio tarptautinės konferencijos medžiagoje / Article in peer-reviewed foreign international conference proceedings (P1d)
Field of Science: Ekologija ir aplinkotyra / Ecology and environmental sciences (N012)
Author(s): Miškinytė, Auksė;Dėdelė, Audrius
Title: The measurements of indoor concentration of nitrogen dioxide using passive sampling
Is part of: CEST 2015 : 14th international conference on environmental science and technology, 3-5 September 2015, Rhodes, Greece : proceedings. Rhodes, Greece : University of the Aegean, 2015
Extent: p. 1053-1054
Date: 2015
Series/Report no.: (Global network for environmental science and technology. 1106-5516)
Keywords: Air pollution;Nitrogen dioxide;Passive sampler
ISBN: 9789607475527
Abstract: The assessment of indoor air quality is important for understanding and preventing the risk of health effects such as respiratory diseases associated with a variety of indoor environmental pollutants and sources of pollution. People spend a lot of their time at homes, where emissions from many indoor pollution sources are released, so the attention to this environmental problem is required. Indoor pollution of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is predominantly pollutant causing the most concern, which relationship with health effects is confirmed in various epidemiological studies. The aim of this study was to assess the concentration of nitrogen dioxide in different indoor environments (bedroom, living room and kitchen) using passive samplers. The measurements were conducted in 7 homes in Kaunas city with population above 300 000. The homes were selected in different locations of the city. Passive samplers were exposed to indoor air for 14 days in four seasons to determine average annual concentration of nitrogen dioxide. The results showed that the concentration of nitrogen dioxide ranged from 10.3 to 29.8 μg/m3 in bedroom, from 12.8 to 36.3 μg/m3 in living room, and from 15.8 to 41.5 μg/m3 in kitchen. The lowest average annual concentration of nitrogen dioxide was measured in bedroom, while the highest concentration of NO2 was determined in kitchen
Internet: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/54205
Affiliation(s): Aplinkotyros katedra
Gamtos mokslų fakultetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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