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Reducing exposure to air pollution: a network approach

Davies, Gemma and Whyatt, Duncan (2011) Reducing exposure to air pollution: a network approach. In: GISRUK 2011, 2011-04-13 - 2011-04-15.

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    Abstract

    In response to concerns over the health implications of journey-time exposure to air pollution, this paper uses GIS to incorporate modelled pollution concentrations into a path network, enabling network analysis to be used in order to identify low exposure routes. Results from this initial case study show that exposure levels on low exposure routes are typically 20% lower than those based on shortest distance, suggesting that the design of less exposed walking routes could have benefits for human health.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Journal or Publication Title: GISRUK 2011
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    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
    ID Code: 52227
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 05 Jan 2012 15:16
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 23 Apr 2017 00:16
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/52227

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