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Title: Lower hunter particle characterisation study appendices to the final report to the NSW Environment Proctection Authority
Authors: Hibberd, MF
Keywood, MD
Selleck, PW
Cohen, DD
Stecler, E
Scorgie, Y
Chang, L
Keywords: Particles
New South Wales
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2016
Publisher: Office of Environment and Heritage and Environment Protection Authority
Citation: Hibberd, M. F., Keywood, M. D., Selleck, P. W., Cohen, D. D., Stelcer, E.,Scorgie, Y. & Chang, L. (2016). Lower Hunter particle characterisation study appendices to the final report. Report prepared by CSIRO, ANSTO and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage on behalf of the NSW Environment Protection Authority, April 2016, Sydney, NSW.
Abstract: The Lower Hunter Particle Characterisation Study was commissioned by the NSW Environment Protection Authority in 2013 to investigate the composition and major sources of particle pollution in the Lower Hunter. The study was conducted by scientists from the former Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH), CSIRO and the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), with oversight from the NSW Ministry of Health, and completed in 2016. Focusing on very small particles, invisible to the human eye, which can be inhaled and can pass through the throat and nose and into the lungs, the study aimed to determine the composition and major sources of fine particles (PM2.5) and coarse particles (PM2.5-10). Fine particles were monitored at four sites, including two sites representative of regional population exposures (Newcastle, Beresfield) and two sites near the Port of Newcastle (Mayfield and Stockton). Coarse particles were monitored at Mayfield and Stockton, the two sites near the Port of Newcastle.
ISBN: 9781760393519
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