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Galway research centre launches new app to forecast air pollution

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NUI Galway’s Centre for Climate and Air Pollution Studies (C-CAPS) has launched a new app to provide real-time forecasting data on atmospheric composition. The app, called StreamAIR, will shine a light on the key drivers of climate change and air pollution and build on its internationally recognised Mace Head Atmospheric Research Station.

Forest fires have injected massive amounts of smoke pollution into Galway air

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Over the last few days, emergency services continue to battle the blazing gorse fire in the Cloosh Valley, Connemara area of County Galway. Apart from the obvious devastating effect on wildlife and the damage to tree crops, the forest fires are causing a major air pollution episode in the area. In recent days, the wind diverted the pollution plume away from the most populated areas, however, at around 4pm on Tuesday evening, a change in wind direction engulfed the city in smoke pollution for a few hours.

 

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