Articles | Volume 20, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 9371–9391, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-9371-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 9371–9391, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-9371-2020

Research article 11 Aug 2020

Research article | 11 Aug 2020

Modelling of the public health costs of fine particulate matter and results for Finland in 2015

Jaakko Kukkonen et al.

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We have developed a mathematical model that can be used to analyse the benefits that could be achieved by implementing alternative air quality abatement measures, policies or strategies. The model was applied to determine pollution sources in the whole of Finland in 2015. Clearly the most economically effective measures were the reduction in emissions from low-level sources in urban areas. Such sources include road transport, non-road vehicles and machinery, and residential wood combustion.
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