26 Oct '14, 5am

How's the pollution in your area?

How's the pollution in your area?

In order to test the device, researchers provided the sensors to 30 users for a period of four weeks. The results showed that the sensors were not only useful for the users, but provided a valuable means of data collection for studying urban pollution. Contrary to the general belief, pollution doesn’t diffuse equally in the air—it remains concentrated in hot spots, along major traffic routes and intersections. Using the sensors , users were able to get a better understanding of the behavior of air pollutants within urban areas.

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