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QUALITE AIR [1 record]

Record 1 2017-04-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Environmental Studies and Analyses
  • Air Pollution
CONT

Since [the] presence of pollutants in most urban areas is an accepted way of life for normal day-to-day air resource status, air quality involves the degree of concentration of undesirable pollutants such as oxides of sulfur and carbon, and hydrocarbons. Conditions affecting changes in air quality involve weather, topography of the affected area, meteorology of the region, activity of both motorists and industrial processors, and the volume and type of emissions from governmental polluters.

OBS

air quality: term standardized by Environment Canada and the Translation Bureau for use in the Air Pollutant Emission Inventory Report.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Études et analyses environnementales
  • Pollution de l'air
OBS

qualité de l'air : terme normalisé par Environnement Canada et le Bureau de la traduction dans le cadre de l'Inventaire des émissions de polluants atmosphériques.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Estudios y análisis del medio ambiente
  • Contaminación del aire
DEF

Nivel de aproximación al óptimo de su composición y con mínimos de sustancias extrañas.

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