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PM2.5

Particulate Matter 2.5 microns

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  • Jonathan WB
    PM2.5 are particles concentrations 2.5 micrometres or less in diameter. They are largely produced from human sources, in particular burning wood or coal for home heating. PM2.5 is a component of PM10 and is associated with similar health effects, ranging from respiratory irritation to some forms of cancer. www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/environment/.../pm2_5-concentrations.aspx 
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