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Air Research
Completed air research studies include asthma outreach and education, indoor air, and urban air toxics monitoring, New Jersey Atmospheric Deposition Network, atmospheric nitrogen in New Jersey forests, urban heat islands, and volatile organics in shower stall air.

Staff Expertise

Atmosphere & Air Quality

Alex Polissar (609) 777-1946



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Project Summaries

Air Toxics Analysis in New Jersey: Ambient Data Review and Model Validation(2013)

Urban Heat Island and Climate Change: An Assessment of Interacting and Possible Adaptations in the Camden, New Jersey Region April 2004

Assessment of Historical and Current Trends in Mercury Deposition to New Jersey Aquatic Systems through Analysis of Sediment/Soil Cores -
Full Report- 168 pages - 860 kb
February 2003

Emergency Room Visits and Hospital Admissions of Asthmatics in NJ as an Indicator of Ozone Exposure May 2003

A Screening Model for Predicting Concentrations of Volatile Organic Chemicals in Shower Stall Air
Full Report- 168 pages - 860 kb June 2002


Office of Science
Dr. Gary A. Buchanan, Manager

Phone: (609) 984-6070
Fax: (609) 292-7340

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