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Bringing Together Nordic Expertise in Cooperation on Road Dust

City traffic in winter
Road dust can be cleaned up or bound to the road surface, but more knowledge is needed to determine which approach is more effective. Project Nordust is consequently starting as a Nordic cooperative initiative in which researchers from Sweden, Iceland, Finland, and Norway will work together to...

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Emission of Inhalable Particles from Studded Tyre Wear of Road Pavements

Image of studded tyres.
In the following study, the particle generation from seven studded tyres was tested in the VTI road simulator. The results show that increased number of studs and increased stud force increase the emission of inhalable particles significantly. New restrictions on the number of studs on...

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Operational Measures Against PM10 Pollution in Stockholm

The concentrations of inhalable particulate matter (PM10) in the air in several Swedish cities do not meet the EU air quality directive and the Swedish Environmental Quality Standards. Since 2011, intensifying efforts are made to reduce particle levels in Stockholm, where the problems are...

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