Smoke-haze pollution: a review of the 1997 episode in Southeast Asia

  title={Smoke-haze pollution: a review of the 1997 episode in Southeast Asia},
  author={Angelika Heil and Johann Georg Goldammer},
  journal={Regional Environmental Change},
Abstract. In the second half of 1997, large areas in Southeast Asia were severely affected by a smoke-haze pollution episode caused by the emissions of an estimated 45,600 km2 of vegetation that burnt on the Indonesian islands Kalimantan and Sumatra. To document the impacts of these fires on air quality, data for total suspended particulate matter (TSP) and for particulate matter below or equal to 10 microns in diameter (PM10) from selected sites in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore are… Expand
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