Environmental Situation in Union Court, Richmond, TW9 1AA South Richmond, Richmond upon Thames
Wondering if the air quality in Union Court, Richmond, TW9 1AA meets EU standards?
Check our heatmaps to track pollution levels and key indicators like:
- Nitrogen dioxide levels a.k.a car exhaust
- PM10 dust levels a.k.a 10-micrometre particulate matter
- PM2.5 dust levels a.k.a 2.5-micrometer particulate matter
- Days per year when PM10 is higher than EU limits a.k.a PM10d
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Air Quality in Union Court, Richmond, TW9 1AA?
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More about Air Quality in Union Court, Richmond, TW9 1AA
Nitrogen dioxide pollution
NO2 (nitrogen dioxide) annual mean level is 38 µg/m3, which is below EU quality limit set to 40 µg/m3.
The address is located inside an Air Quality Focus Area - Richmond Town Centre including Bridge St, where nitrogen dioxide concentration exceeds the EU annual mean limit value.
Increased levels of nitrogen dioxide can have significant impacts on people with asthma because it can cause more frequent and more intense attacks. Children with asthma and older people with heart disease are most at risk.
Particulate matter pollution
PM10 (10 micrometre particulate matter) annual mean level is 22 µg/m3, which is below the quality limit set to 40 µg/m3.
PM2.5 (2.5 micrometre particulate matter) annual mean level is 13.1 µg/m3, which is below the quality limit set to 25 µg/m3.
PM10d (days exceeding daily PM10 mean limit of 50 µg/m3) is approximately 7 days pear year, which is below the quality limit set to 35 days per year.
PM2.5 and PM10 are atmospheric particulate matter with a diameter smaller than respectively 10, 2.5 microns. They are also called floating dust. Long-term exposure to increased levels of PM2.5 and PM10 may trigger or worsen chronic diseases such as asthma, heart attack, bronchitis and other respiratory problems.
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