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Measurement of pollutant level in public taxi transport interchanges in Hong Kong

Lu WZ, Wang XK, Wang WJ, Leung AYT, Yuen KK, Lo SM, 2002
air quality | measurement | pollution
Bibliographic info: Proceedings of Room Vent 2002 (8th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms) - 8-11 september 2002 - Moltke's palace, Copenhagen - Denmark - pp 761-764, 12 Fig., 5 ref.
Languages: English

Concerning pollution in Hong Kong, the situation is particularly serious in public transfer locations such as public taxi transfer interchanges. Those locations are normally built at ground level under large building complexes, and poorly ventilated. The exhaust gas from vehicles are trapped and the air within those locations is smoky, filthy, and harmful for the passengers. This paper deals with a study on pollutant dispersion and distribution inside that type of sites at off-peak and peak hours. Measurement and analysis of field data are presented.

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