Air Pollution Index
The Air Pollution Index (API) is a simple and generalized way to describe the air quality in mainland China, Hong Kong and Malaysia. It is calculated from several sets of air pollution data.
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... Similar to Hong Kong, the air quality in Malaysia is reported as the API or Air Pollution Index ... Four of the index's pollutant components (i.e ... API Air Pollution Level 0 - 50 Good 51 - 100 Moderate 101 - 200 Unhealthy 201 - 300 Very unhealthy 301+ Hazardous If the API exceeds 500, a state of emergency is declared in the reporting area ...
... The Air Pollution Index (API) is used by the government to describe the air quality in Malaysia ... is calculated based on average concentrations of air pollutants, namely sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, ozone and fine dust (PM10) ... The air pollutant with the highest concentration is the pollutant that will determine the value of the API ...
... East Asia's Hong Kong office launched its "Real Air Pollution Index" as part of a campaign to get the government to update the Air Pollution Index to match WHO guidelines ... The Real Air Pollution Index reports hourly pollution levels from 14 monitoring stations across the region and compares them to WHO standards ...
... A high level of pollution exists in Royce Brook, especially rusting iron, soda cans, plastic bottles, and plastic bags which was documented in the research project of the summer 2006 ...
... dioxide, while vital for photosynthesis, is sometimes referred to as pollution, because raised levels of the gas in the atmosphere are affecting the Earth's climate ... of the environment can also highlight the connection between areas of pollution that would normally be classified separately, such as those of water and air ...
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