Worldwide, outdoor air pollution is responsible for 4.2 million premature deaths per year. Both chronic and acute exposure to particulate matter air pollution is a risk factor for heart and lung diseases. One of the atmospheric pollutant particles is represented by soot or black carbon (BC)

Last updated on: 15-11-2019 - 16:16

Contact: Eva Bongaerts
Organisation: University of Hasselt (UHasselt)
Partners: University of Hasselt (UHasselt), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL)
Status: History of use, Internally validated, Published in peer reviewed journal