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Título: Indoor air quality in primary schools
Autor: Freitas, Maria do Carmo
Canha, Nuno
Martinho, Maria
Almeida-Silva, Marina
Almeida, Susana Marta
Pegas, Priscilla
Alves, Célia
Pio, Casimiro
Trancoso, Maria Ascensão
Sousa, Rita
Mouro, Filomena
Contreiras, Teresa
Palavras-chave: Saúde ambiental
Poluição do ar
Qualidade do ar interior
Meio escolar
Environmental health
Air pollution
Indoor air quality
Classroom
Data: Ago-2011
Editora: InTech
Citação: Freitas MC, Canha N, Martinho M, Almeida-Silva M, Almeida SM, Pegas P, Alves C, Pio C, Trancoso M, Sousa R, Mouro F, Contreiras T. Indoor air quality in primary schools. In Moldoveanu AM, editor. Advanced topics in environmental health and air pollution case studies. InTech; 2011. p. 361-84.
Resumo: Clean air is a basic requirement of life. The Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) has been the object of several studies due to an increasing concern within the scientific community on the effects of indoor air quality upon health, especially as people tend to spend more time indoors than outdoors. The quality of air inside homes, offices, schools or other private and public buildings is an essential determinant of healthy life and people’s well-being. People can be exposed to contaminants by inhalation, ingestion and dermal contact. In the past, scientists have paid much attention to the study of exposure to outdoor air contaminants, because they have realised the seriousness of outdoor air pollution problems. However, each indoor microenvironment has unique characteristics, determined by the local outdoor air, specific building characteristics and indoor activities. Indeed, hazardous substances are emitted from buildings, construction materials and indoor equipment or due to human activities indoors.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/1076
ISBN: 978-953-307-525-9
Versão do Editor: http://www.intechopen.com/source/pdfs/18598/InTech-Indoor_air_quality_in_primary_schools.pdf
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