Cardiologie du Sport et Environnements extrêmes - Dr. Fabrice Ivanes Topo en anglais
What do we call pollution peaks?
Many pollutants, many sources…
Many pollutants in the atmosphere due to the combination of:
• Building heating
• Unfavourable meteorologic conditions including low wind speed
Air pollution is a mixture of particulate constituents and various gas (90%, e.g. ozone, NO2, SO2).
How do we measure/inform the population about air pollution?
Useful for public information
ATMO index associated with various recommendations regarding commuting, physical activity or management of indoor air.
Example for very bad air quality (ATMO 5)