Transport most likely to cause air pollution peak exposures in everyday life: Evidence from over 2000 days of personal monitoring

  title={Transport most likely to cause air pollution peak exposures in everyday life: Evidence from over 2000 days of personal monitoring},
  author={Evi Dons and Michelle Laeremans and Juan Orjuela and Ione Avila-Palencia and Audrey de Nazelle and Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen and Martine Van Poppel and Gl{\`o}ria Carrasco-Turigas and Arnout Standaert and Patrick De Boever and Tim S. Nawrot and Luc Int Panis},
  journal={Atmospheric Environment},
Abstract Background Air quality standards are typically based on long term averages – whereas a person may encounter exposure peaks throughout the day. Exposure peaks may contribute meaningfully to health impacts beyond their contribution to long term averages, and therefore should be considered alongside longer-term exposures. We aim to define and explain peak exposure to black carbon air pollution and look at the relationship between short peak exposures and longer term personal exposure… 
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