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Ohita - Electrolux Design Lab 2013 on Behance. For Your Consideration, Climate Summit: China's Pollution in Pictures. Atlas of Risk - Health tools. Pollution. The school has completed the The First Class and presented projects, work in progress and collaborations at the Eyebeam Art and Technology Center. CAN selects and presents 5 great projects that have drawn our attention. Landscape Futures is a recent book edited by Geoff Manaugh that unpacks the wildest intersections of landscape architecture, technology and perception. CAN interviewed Manaugh about the book last week to provide a window into this ambitious curatorial (and now editorial) project. …is a collection of projects forming Stefan Kuzaj and Jochen Winker‘s barchelor thesis at the Univesity of Applied Sciences Schwabisch Gmund. Quote: There are four essential parts in making abstract information experiencable: information itself, relevant senses, fitting emotion and a direct reference of the presentation to the information.

With our method you can not only design […] Julihan's Icônes. Pollution micro-monitors less useful than hoped. Those small, personal air monitors that are on the cutting edge of environmental technology and have been deployed in Louisville are turning out to be less useful than originally thought. Backed by philanthropist Christy Brown and her Institute for Healthy Air, Water and Soil, an Air Quality Egg deployment announced in April has stumbled through technical difficulties and limitations.

"It's been a learning journey," acknowledged Ted Smith, who in July was hired as the part-time executive director of the institute, while retaining a part-time post as Louisville's chief of civic innovation. Technological shortfalls of the same micro-monitors have also hampered a similar effort in the Boston area, said Michael Barnett, a Boston College professor of science education and technology involved in that effort. "All of the readings you have to take with a big grain of salt," Barnett said.

"Eventually, these are going to get better. It's just a matter of time. " Citizen science Public education. Pollution micro-monitors less useful than hoped. VLS & Stats atNight. N'hésitez pas à utiliser le menu pour sélectionner une autre ville ou changer les données (stations d'origine, de destination des trajets ou la somme). Pour chacun des systèmes six mois de données environ ont été utilisés pour estimer les flux entre 22h et 3h du matin. Données : Cyclocity, New-York Citibike, Transport for London Crédits : Tiles by © Mapbox, © OpenStreetMap contributors, powered by Leaflet, Leaflet maskcanvas (fork), d3 and R Réalisation : Emile Mathieu, Etienne Côme, aka @comeetie, Mohamed El Mahrsi aka @mkmahrsi. Un mois de Vélib.

+ infos Cette visualisation permet d'explorer plus de 2 500 000 déplacements enregistrés sur le réseau Vélib en Avril 2011. Les données ont été fournies par JC-Decaux, cyclocity et la mairie de paris dans le cadre d'un partenariat avec l'ifsttar. La carte représente le nombre de départs ou d'arrivés de Vélib de chacune des stations durant la plage temporelle sélectionnée grâce aux différents menus. Le survol d'une stations permet de visualiser les stations d'origines ou de destinations. Le flux est alors représenté par un trait dont la largeur indique le nombre de déplacements observés entre les deux stations.

Le survol permet également d'observer le profil d'usage temporel d'une station. Légende : Air PACA, Qualité de l'Air /html/polluants_seuils_effets_sur_la_sante.php. Les polluants surveillés sont des "indicateurs de pollution" : représentatifs d'une source bien particulière et identifiée, dont les toxicités sur la santé ou l'environnement sont connus et pour lesquels des techniques de mesure existent. La liste est amenée à évoluer avec l'avancée des connaissances scientifiques et les nouveaux composés mis sur le marché. D'autres polluants plus spécifiques peuvent être surveillés en fonction des particularités d'une zone ou du changement de la réglementation, comme les pesticides, les dioxines et furanes… Avis d'expert : Interview du Professeur Charpin, chef du service de pneumo-allergologie de l'Hôpital Nord de Marseille Photo : Denis Charpin, chef du service de pneumo-allergologie de l'Hôpital Nord de Marseille.

L'air pollué affecte la santé de tous La pollution de l'air rend elle malade ? On sait qu'il existe une relation entre la qualité de l'air et la santé ; les polluants créent des gênes et des maladies. Il n'y a pas de seuil en médecine. Fermer. Polluants de l'air extérieur | BULDAIR – Connaître pour agir. Hospitality & Catering | Veneerware Bamboo Plates. Wholesale | Hospitality Menu Catering, Parties & Events If you are hosting a dinner party, planning a wedding, or catering you next event, then consider “natural disposable” dinnerware from bambu. Our All Occasion Veneerware® collection of plates, cutlery and appetizer tools are your natural choice. Elegant, Eco-Friendly & Economical All Occasion Veneerware® products are made from Certified Organic, renewable bamboo. Shop Veneerware® Now Wholesalers Shop Now Want to become a wholesaler?

The original bamboo compostable plate Strong & durable Smooth, consistent clean finish Compost approved Join our Mailing List to get the scoop first. Copyright © 2014 bambuShop. Résultats Google Recherche d'images correspondant à. Résultats Google Recherche d'images correspondant à. Strong link between higher levels of pollution, lung health of European citizens -- ScienceDaily. New data has identified a clear link between higher levels of exposure to air pollution and deteriorating lung health in adult European citizens. This study confirms previous findings that children growing up in areas with higher levels of pollution will have lower levels of lung function and a higher risk of developing symptoms such as cough and bronchitis symptoms. Additionally, the new study identified that people suffering from obesity are particularly vulnerable to the negative effects of air pollution, possibly due to an increased risk of lung inflammation.

Senior author, Nicole Probst-Hensch and lead author Martin Adam, from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, said: "The ESCAPE project has clearly confirmed that air quality largely differs across Europe. The findings of this project are crucial as they demonstrate that air pollution is having a negative effect, not only on children as previously demonstrated, but also into adulthood. Polluants de l'air extérieur | BULDAIR – Connaître pour agir. EPA Scientist: Tools That Let Everyone Measure Air Pollution Are a “Game-Changer” The rumble of the train passing underfoot is a familiar sound to any New Yorker.

But few realize that each time the train whizzes by, a plume of polluted air comes up through the street vents, causing a spike in fine particulate matter, or PM 2.5, a contaminant associated with asthma, heart attacks and other health problems. This was one of the more striking findings of AirCasting, a platform that allows individuals and communities to measure the air pollution in their surroundings. At a recent workshop in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, teens walked around the neighborhood, one holding an air quality monitor, called the AirBeam. Another carried an Android with an app that visually represents the data in real time; colored dots changed from yellow to orange to red to indicate a rise in the PM 2.5 levels. All the data was then uploaded to the AirCasting website, where it appears on an open-source map. As for the AirBeam, Heimbinder was keenly aware of the challenges.

Nouveaux Riches and Pollutants in New Chinese Dictionary. The Chinese national flag flies in front of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in Hong Kong on Aug. 27, 2014. (AFP Photo/Alex Ogle) Beijing. A new Chinese dictionary backed by the national language regulator offers a glimpse into the social and environmental concerns of the citizenry, adding nearly 100 phrases to the lexicon, a report said on Thursday. The additions to the third edition of the Standard Dictionary of Modern Chinese “underscore characteristics of the time”, publishing house Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press said in a statement. They include a new definition of “tuhao”, a combination of “earth” or “uncouth” and “powerful” that used to refer to rich but despotic landlords in the countryside. The word has now been adopted by web users for newly rich people who are “lacking in education or correct values”, the statement said.

It is backed by the National Language Committee, the language regulator under the education ministry. Agence France-Presse. Breathing Hong Kong's toxic cocktail of pollutants makes us stupid. Everyone knows that in Hong Kong we don't breathe air any more but a chemical soup which is bad for us. But understanding how it harms us requires the multidisciplinary skills of geologists, biologists, chemists and psychologists. Heavy metals, the most dangerously toxic pollutants, have resided undisturbed in the earth's crust since its formation five billion years ago.

They came from first-generation exploded star debris. During the first four billion years of life's evolution, only very small amounts of these elements found their way into the biosphere through volcanic eruption or leaching of rocks. However, in the last 200 years, mining of coal and other minerals, together with oil drilling and manufacturing, released large amounts of heavy metals into our biosphere with results which scientists are only now beginning to understand.

Scientists have monitored our air and discovered a cocktail of toxic chemicals, each damaging us in a different way. Polluants de l'air extérieur | BULDAIR – Connaître pour agir.