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ERIC Number: EJ143481
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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A Critical Review of Air Pollution Index Systems in the United States and Canada
Ott, Wayne R.; Thom, Gary C.
Journal of the Air Pollution Control Association, 26, 5, 460-470, May 76
An extensive survey of air pollution indices reveals great diversity in calculation and descriptor categories. This lack of uniformity creates confusion, suggests questionable technical validity, and discourages a national picture. The authors recombined indices currently in use to develop a Standardized Urban Air Quality Index for national use. (MR)
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