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English summary of a study by TNO: Ultrafine Particles in the Vicinity of Schiphol

English summary of a study by TNO: Ultrafine Particles in the Vicinity of Schiphol
Aircraft release exceptionally high amounts of ultrafine particles. Ultrafine particles are very unhealthy (see box). Research by TNO (Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research) shows that Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is a source of air pollution in the vicinity of the airport. In this factsheet we give a short explanation of how TNO carried out this research and what the results were. Source: Keuken M, Moerman M, Zandveld P, Henzing B, Brunekreef B, Hoek G. Ultrafijn stof rondom Schiphol [Ultrafine particles in the vicinity of Schiphol]. Tijdschrift Lucht [Dutch journal for air quality], no. 6, 2014.
01 januari 2015 12 maart 2015