Canadian Smog Science Assessment – Highlights

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This "Highlights and Key Messages" document, a distillation of the material contained in the Canadian Smog Science Assessment, was co-authored by Environment Canada and Health Canada and presents a summary of the Assessment's key findings.
This initiative is the most recent effort by the Government of Canada to assess the adverse effects of smog on Canadians and their environment, quantify emissions of smog-forming pollutants, describe their behaviour in the atmosphere at a regional scale, and report on recent and projected levels of smog in the air we breathe. It represents the first time all the scientific material related to smog in Canada has been addressed together, combining characterization of both particulate matter and ground-level ozone in a single document.

To obtain a copy of the full version of this assessment, please contact enviroinfo@ec.gc.ca 

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  • Author: Environment Canada and Health Canada
  • Document Type: Report
  • Cat. No.: En88-5/2011E
  • ISBN: 978-1-100-19063-1
  • Size: 21.6x28 cm
  • Pages: 64
  • Year: 2012
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