Characterisation and health impacts of the October 2002 dust event in Queensland: a preliminary investigation
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This paper describes the characteristics of the October 23 2002 dust event and the results of a preliminary investigation into the health impacts of the event. The event was associated with significantly elevated PM10 and PM2.5 levels in several coastal cities of Queensland. Preliminary statistical analysis has indicated that despite the elevated levels of both PM10 and PM2.5, no detectable change in respiratory admissions or emergency department attendances was found. A statistically significant change was observed for cardiovascular admissions and this requires further investigation.
National Clean Air Conference: linking air pollution science, policy and management : CASN03, Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle Australia, Sunday 23 November 2003 to Tuesday 27 November 2003 : [papers] Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand
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