Apr
26
Thu
Dirty Drop-off: Children’s Exposure to Air Pollutants at School @ Online
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The use of private vehicles for student drop-off can significantly increase local concentrations of air pollution at schools.

This webinar will feature a presentation by Dr Matthew Adams, followed by a Q&A.

Dr Matthew Adams is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga. His research has found elevated levels of air pollution around designated pick-up zones from idling cars and also extending to nearby kindergarten and playground areas.

Attend this webinar to find out more about:

  • Impacts of vehicle emissions on children
  • Research methodolgy for assessing vehicle emissions and pollution concentration levels
  • How kiss’n’ride vehicle drop-off can affect air quality at schools
  • Potential mitigation measures, including school site design

This webinar is hosted by Green Communities Canada.

Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

Apr
26
Thu
Dirty Drop-off: Children’s Exposure to Air Pollutants at School @ Online
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The use of private vehicles for student drop-off can significantly increase local concentrations of air pollution at schools.

This webinar will feature a presentation by Dr Matthew Adams, followed by a Q&A.

Dr Matthew Adams is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga. His research has found elevated levels of air pollution around designated pick-up zones from idling cars and also extending to nearby kindergarten and playground areas.

Attend this webinar to find out more about:

  • Impacts of vehicle emissions on children
  • Research methodolgy for assessing vehicle emissions and pollution concentration levels
  • How kiss’n’ride vehicle drop-off can affect air quality at schools
  • Potential mitigation measures, including school site design

This webinar is hosted by Green Communities Canada.

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