Central Bureau of Statistics - Dictionary of Terminology
Air monitoring station
A measuring instrument and accessories that are used to monitor air quality, including a building or part thereof which has a monitoring instrument and accessories for monitoring of air quality.
A high air monitoring station monitors air quality over a broad area. It is positioned in a way that the air it measures represents, as much as possible, the general quality of air in the region. A transportation air monitoring station is intended to monitor pollutants deriving from vehicles. This station is located near major transportation routes. Measurements are taken at the height of vehicles, as well as at locations such as schoolyards, where there is intensified human activity.
Related dictionary terms:
Concentrations of air pollutants (subject: Environment)
Last update: 23/05/2012