Urban air pollution

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What two types of smog are created by pollutants?
Particulate smog and radiation fog
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What are the 3 main gasses in smog?
Sulphur oxides, Nitrogen oxides and carbon dioxides
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Where do the 3 main gasses in smog come from?
Released from burning fossil fuels released dues to increased transport and industrial sources
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What are particulates?
Dust or ash in the atmosphere which can remain for a long time
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How much more particulates do urban areas have over rural areas?
They have 4 times the concentration 10-40 meters squared
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What is the main source of pollutants in urban areas?
80% from cars and vehicles
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What are some health problems associated with smog?
Asthma, bronchitis and lung cancer
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