Archivi Giornalieri: 20/12/2016

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What do we know about the air quality in Palermo?

Some weeks ago we came across an EU publication about the urban life in 79 European cities . Among the surveyed cities was Palermo. The following graphic on page 50 attracted our interest. The graphic shows the proportion of people satisfied with public transport services and the quality of air in their city. For both indicators Palermo shows very low levels.   We became interested in what kind of air quality data are currently available in Palermo. The central agency which collects and publish information about air quality is RAP Palermo. According to their website the monitoring network in Palermo is build on ten stations. RAP Palermo collects data in five key pollutants (sulfur oxides (SO2), carbone dioxyde (CO2), nitrogen oxides (NO2), ozone (O3) and particulate matter (PM10)) 24 hours per day. The results are publish on their website as […]