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Minneapolis Air Quality Study - Fine Particles

2017 Study

Goal of Study

Air pollution is a problem. But how can we measure it? How does that affect us? 

In this study, AirBeam monitors are attached to bicycles that ride four different bicycle routes to collect air samples. The air samples measure extremely small particles. Particles so small we can't see it; however, we breathe it in. The goal is to better understand personal exposure to fine particles and use this data to analyze the health risks.

Details of Bike Study

Airbream on bicycle handle bar 2

Technology Used

Airbream on bicycle

This study uses AirBeam technology to collect air quality data to better understand personal exposure to fine particulate pollution. 

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Last updated Oct 12, 2017



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