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TSI Measures Air Pollution in Rio

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 Environmental Health J E 4
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With the 2016 Olympics quickly approaching, there has been plenty of discussion about the environmental pollution at this year's venue in Rio de Janeiro

SHOREVIEW, Minn., Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2016 Olympics quickly approaching, there has been plenty of discussion about the environmental pollution at this year's venue – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

According to a recent Reuters article, for years, Rio has exceeded World Health Organization (WHO) limits for air quality measures, largely due to a high number of vehicles operating within the city.  High quality, real-time air quality measurements are the key to understanding the impact to the environment and the people breathing the air.

TSI's monitors offer continuous, real-time monitoring to determine the concentration levels of multiple elements in the air. According to the WHO website, excessive pollution levels caused 3.7 million premature deaths across the globe in 2012.

"We are very pleased that the TSI DustTrak™ has played a part in helping evaluate the issues around air pollution and quality for the Rio Olympics," said Steve Boehm, Senior Global Product Manager.  "Our DustTrak portfolio offers a wide range of products that can be used in both indoor and outdoor applications for continuous, real-time monitoring."

Learn more about TSI's Outdoor Environmental Monitors.

Media contact:Kara JohnsonTSI Incorporated651-490-2723http://www.tsi.com

 

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/tsi-measures-air-pollution-in-rio-300308549.html

SOURCE TSI Incorporated

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