Jump to content

The Librarian

Protecting yourself from wildfire smoke

Recommended Posts

Screen Shot 2018-07-13 at 1.24.12 PM.png

Wildfire smoke can impact your health.   Wildfire smoke is a mixture of carbon dioxide, water vapor, carbon monoxide, particulates, hydrocarbons and other organic chemicals, nitrogen oxides and trace minerals.  The composition of the smoke depends on different factors, the fuel type and moisture content, weather conditions.  Finally different species of plants release different compounds when they’re burned.   The principle concern though is particulate matter, especially the very small particles that can penetrate deeply into the lungs. 

Read more:

Protecting yourself from wildfire smoke.docx

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Your content will need to be approved by a moderator

Guest
You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...




×

Important Information

Terms of Service Confirmation