Atmospheric aerosols and health

Results of the Supersite project in Emilia-Romagna region (Italy)

Summary

Main objective is to present the results of a 5-year project on atmospheric aerosols and their effects on human health in a high polluted area of Italy. Findings on chemical and dimensional analysis of PM2.5, toxicological investigations and epidemiological studies will be presented and compared with results available elsewhere. The discussion will include also methodological aspects of analysis.