Airborne particulates

From OpenToxipedia

Jump to: navigation, search
Term Airborne particulates
Description Total suspended particulate matter found in the atmosphere as solid particles or liquid droplets.
Definition Airborne particulates

Total suspended particulate matter found in the atmosphere as solid particles or liquid droplets. Chemical composition of particulates varies widely, depending on location and time of year. Airborne particulates include: windblown dust, emissions from industrial processes, smoke from the burning of wood and coal, and motor vehicle or non-road engine exhausts.

References http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/aterms.html
Comments
Additional Information

TermTerm