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Design and application of a web-based real-time personal PM2.5 exposure monitoring system
- Sun, Qinghua, Zhuang, Jia, Du, Yanjun, Xu, Dandan, Li, Tiantian
- The Science of the total environment 2018 v.627 pp. 852-859
- Internet, cities, decision making, epidemiological studies, labor, monitoring, particulates, public health, China
- Growing demand from public health research for conduct large-scale epidemiological studies to explore health effect of PM2.5 was well-documented. To address this need, we design a web-based real-time personal PM2.5 exposure monitoring system (RPPM2.5 system) which can help researcher to get big data of personal PM2.5 exposure with low-cost, low labor requirement, and low operating technical requirements. RPPM2.5 system can provide relative accurate real-time personal exposure data for individuals, researches, and decision maker. And this system has been used in a survey of PM2.5 personal exposure level conducted in 5 cities of China and has provided mass of valuable data for epidemiological research.