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Maratondebut som 50-åring – er det smart for helsa?

Trening i veistøv - påvirker det prestasjoner og helse? Så ble det påmelding til mitt første maraton. Det begynte med at gode venner på fest...

WHO tightens air quality guidelines

WHO releases stricter air quality guidelines to protect human health. The new standard for fine particles (PM2.5) is halved, stressing that exposure to PM2.5 is a major health risk.

EU’s clean air outlook – saving lives and reducing costs

EU has launched its Second Clean Air Outlook report. There are both premature deaths and money to be saved by improving the air quality.

Pilot testing our air quality monitor – where is the pollution coming from?

We are pilot testing our air quality monitors and have started to dig into the first results. We had expected local variations in PM-levels, but it turns out the source is probably found far away from the neighbour's wood burning stove.

Air quality in Europe – it’s going the right way

EEA's recent report gives hope for the air quality in Europe. Most pollutants have been reduced the last decade, but Eastern Europe is still heavily affected.

Better air in Beijing than San Francisco

Last week, you'd rather breathe Delhi air than take a stroll in San Francisco. Smoke and ashes from the huge forest make air quality on the US West Coast the worst in the world.

Air pollution shortens more lives than smoking, drugs and malaria

Although we are in the midst of a global pandemic, air pollution remains the single major contributor to loss in life expectancy across the globe.

Has air quality improved during lockdowns?

Delhi has had much cleaner air during the Covid-19 lockdowns, whereas we do not find the same improvement in PM2.5 levels in Oslo, Norway.
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Maratondebut som 50-åring – er det smart for helsa?

Trening i veistøv - påvirker det prestasjoner og helse? Så ble det påmelding til mitt første maraton. Det begynte med...

Airmine søker pilotkunder til vår nye pollenmåler

Endelig! Etter at korona skapte masse trøbbel for oss, kan Airmine snart begynne å sende ut pollenmålere til pilotkunder.  Airmine...

How to spot a birch tree from space

To improve our pollen forecasts, we are using satellite data and machine learning to classify plant types.

WHO tightens air quality guidelines

WHO releases stricter air quality guidelines to protect human health. The new standard for fine particles (PM2.5) is halved, stressing that exposure to PM2.5 is a major health risk.

The accidental badger detector

PM2.5 levels peaked late at night and early mornings at our sensor test site and we struggled to find out why. Turns out the answer had fur and four legs.

We’re measuring pollen!

We are running our airminer 2.0 sensors to calculate local pollen levels. As expected, pollen levels vary with temperature and precipitation, but we also see significant variations through the day.