Diesel particles are one of the most common pollutants, both in professional settings and for the general public. However, this pollutant is classified as carcinogenic and deserves special attention.
The standard technique is quantifying elemental carbon with a thermal-optical analyzer. This value may be professionally compared to existing limit values, the most demanding of which are in Germany or Ireland.
In order to monitor atmospheric pollution, the usefulness of this measurement performed via PARTICLEVER technologies is the ability to measure the exposure of individuals in their personal activities in order to examine actual exposures and assess differences relative to fixed stations.