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Correlation of indoor-outdoor air quality in urban areas

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dc.contributor.author El-Hougeiri N.
dc.contributor.author El Fadel M.
dc.contributor.editor
dc.date 2004
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-04T11:04:30Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-04T11:04:30Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier 10.1177/1420326X04049344
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10938/13643
dc.description.abstract Indoor and outdoor air quality was investigated at 28 public locations with mostly mechanical ventilation systems. The locations were selected from various geographic categories representing different environments for indoor-outdoor air pollutant characterisation. The selected indoor locations included restaurants, recreation places, sport centres, schools, commercial kitchens, hotels, swimming pools and movie theatres. The concentrations of PM, CO, NO 2 and selected priority metals were measured at each location. Pollutant concentrations exceeded indoor air quality standards at locations with indoor sources (smoking, gas stoves, cleaning products, etc.). As such, highest I-O ratios were correlated with the existence of indoor sources for the pollutant of concern. The effects of outdoor conditions were reflected in terms of distance to the main road and the correlation between indoor and outdoor levels was evident when the sampled locations were sorted on the basis of their source characteristics.
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dc.format.extent Pages: (421-431)
dc.language English
dc.publisher LONDON
dc.relation.ispartof Publication Name: Indoor and Built Environment; Publication Year: 2004; Volume: 13; no. 6; Pages: (421-431);
dc.source Scopus
dc.title Correlation of indoor-outdoor air quality in urban areas
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.affiliation El-Hougeiri, N., Dept. of Civ. and Environ. Eng., American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation El Fadel, M., Dept. of Civ. and Environ. Eng., American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, American University of Beirut, Fac. of Engineering and Architecture, Bliss Street, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.authorAddress El-Hougeiri, N.; Dept. of Civ. and Environ. Eng., American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.authorCorporate University: American University of Beirut; Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Architecture; Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering;
dc.contributor.authorDepartment Civil and Environmental Engineering
dc.contributor.authorDivision
dc.contributor.authorEmail mfadel@aub.edu.lb
dc.contributor.authorFaculty Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
dc.contributor.authorInitials El-Hougeiri, N
dc.contributor.authorInitials El Fadel, M
dc.contributor.authorOrcidID
dc.contributor.authorReprintAddress El Fadel, M (reprint author), Amer Univ Beirut, Fac Engn and Architecture, Dept Civil and Environm Engn, Bliss St,POB 11-0236, Beirut, Lebanon.
dc.contributor.authorResearcherID
dc.contributor.authorUniversity American University of Beirut
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dc.identifier.coden IBENF
dc.identifier.scopusID 10844249327
dc.publisher.address 1 OLIVERS YARD, 55 CITY ROAD, LONDON EC1Y 1SP, ENGLAND
dc.relation.ispartOfISOAbbr Indoor Built Environ.
dc.relation.ispartOfIssue 6
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitle Indoor and Built Environment
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitleAbbr Indoor Built Environ.
dc.relation.ispartOfVolume 13
dc.source.ID WOS:000225725500003
dc.type.publication Journal
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword CO
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Indoor-outdoor air quality
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword NO2
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword PM
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Priority metals
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Urban areas
dc.subject.otherChemCAS calcium, 7440-70-2
dc.subject.otherChemCAS carbon monoxide, 630-08-0
dc.subject.otherChemCAS copper, 15158-11-9, 7440-50-8
dc.subject.otherChemCAS iron, 14093-02-8, 53858-86-9, 7439-89-6
dc.subject.otherChemCAS lead, 7439-92-1
dc.subject.otherChemCAS manganese, 16397-91-4, 7439-96-5
dc.subject.otherChemCAS nitrogen dioxide, 10102-44-0
dc.subject.otherChemCAS zinc, 7440-66-6
dc.subject.otherIndex calcium
dc.subject.otherIndex carbon monoxide
dc.subject.otherIndex copper
dc.subject.otherIndex heavy metal
dc.subject.otherIndex iron
dc.subject.otherIndex lead
dc.subject.otherIndex manganese
dc.subject.otherIndex nitrogen dioxide
dc.subject.otherIndex zinc
dc.subject.otherIndex air analysis
dc.subject.otherIndex air quality
dc.subject.otherIndex air quality standard
dc.subject.otherIndex air sampling
dc.subject.otherIndex ambient air
dc.subject.otherIndex article
dc.subject.otherIndex combustion
dc.subject.otherIndex exhaust gas
dc.subject.otherIndex geography
dc.subject.otherIndex priority journal
dc.subject.otherIndex risk assessment
dc.subject.otherIndex smoking
dc.subject.otherIndex suspended particulate matter
dc.subject.otherIndex urban area
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus HONG-KONG
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus POLLUTION
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus PARTICLES
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus EXPOSURE
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus HEALTH
dc.subject.otherWOS Construction and Building Technology
dc.subject.otherWOS Engineering, Environmental
dc.subject.otherWOS Public, Environmental and Occupational Health
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1420326X04049344


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