What Is Particulate Matter?

What Is Particulate Matter?

Particulate matter (PM) are tiny particles found in air including dust, dirt, soot, smoke, and liquid particles that are suspended in air for long periods of time. These particulates are emitted by natural or man-made sources involving combustion activities (motor vehicles, power plants, industrial processes) and can have a wide range of sizes. Exposure to ...

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Air quality and diseases in Uganda

Air quality and diseases in Uganda

A study called, “Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and associated risk factors in Uganda: a prospective cross-sectional observational study” was conducted in Uganda to determine the risk factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) based on an existing lack of research on the impact of air quality on respiratory. Though countries in the global ...

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An Introduction to the Importance of Air Quality

Welcome to Ambience Data and our first blog entry. Some of you may have heard of us, others might be new. We are a new company in the environmental field who specialises in air quality monitoring based out of Mississauga, Ontario. Our mission is to provide access to live and accurate air quality information for municipalities and government departments, businesses and organizations, and citizens.

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