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Figure C source code header Frequency distribution of concentrations in excess of the long-term objective for the protection of human health.
Presented as Box-Jenkins plots indicating the minimum, the 25th percentile, the 75th percentile and the maximum value
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Daviz Visualization chemical/x-pdb Percentage of urban population resident in areas where pollutant concentrations are higher than selected limit/target values
The rationale for selection of pollutant and corresponding limit/target values for CSI 004 is given in the justification for indicator selection. Only urban and sub-urban background monitoring stations have been included in the calculations. Data for Cyprus, Greece and Malta, are not included due to the geographical coverage of the Urban Audit.
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Video Every breath we take - air quality in Europe
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Publication EEA Signals 2011 - Globalisation, environment and you
The European Environment Agency (EEA) publishes Signals each year, providing snapshot stories on issues of interest to the environmental policy debate and the wider public in the coming year.
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Publication Good practice guide on noise exposure and potential health effects
This guide is intended to assist policy makers and competent authorities in understanding and fulfilling the action planning requirements of Directive 2002/49/EC
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Figure Number of days on which at least one exceedance of the long-term objective for the protection of human health was observed per country and per month during summer 2004
Only countries which delivered data are shown.
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Figure C source code header Number of days with exceedance of the long-term objective for the protection of human health
Number of days with exceedance of the ozone long-term objective for the protection of human health during summer 2005 (under Directive 2002/3/EC on ozone in ambient air).
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Data Zones in relation to EU air quality thresholds
2006 - Member States provide an annual assessment of air quality in comparison to EU air quality thresholds
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Data Zones in relation to EU air quality thresholds
2007 - Member States provide an annual assessment of air quality in comparison to EU air quality thresholds
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File C source code header Air quality and health
(Transcription of audio on video) Europe loses 200 million working days a year to air pollution-related illness. The air pollutants that affect the respiratory system are ozone, nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxide, and particulate matter. The breathing in of fine particulate matter significantly increases the numbers of deaths from cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary diseases. Over a third of particulate matter comes from domestic wood stoves, another third from industrial sources, and the remainder from transport and agriculture. Ground level ozone, one of the components of smog and produced through vehicle exhaust and industrial emissions, also has severe implications for respiratory health. The European Commission Clean Air for Europe programme found that in the year 2000 around 350,000 people were dying prematurely due to outdoor pollution of fine particulate matter alone. Although levels of particulate matter and ozone have both been reducing in recent decades, estimates indicate that 20 million Europeans suffer from respiratory problems. Source: The European environment - State and outlook 2005
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