Monitoring Environmental Performance
Level 5
Unit 3
Monitoring Air Pollution

Monitoring and improving air quality

(Other pollutants)

Other damaging pollutants that are of current concern are:

  • heavy metal vapours
  • methane
  • dioxins
  • Oxides of nitrogen
  • Oxides of sulphur

Others that will not be focused upon here are:

  • Forms of statutory nuisance: odours and dust etc
  • Particulate matter deriving from vehicle exhausts
  • Ozone depleting substances such as CFC's