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23 Jun, 2013

Thailand introduces software to reveal air pollution

National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Thailand last week introduced new software to reveal air pollution levels in Bangkok from car exhaust pipes as well as assess the risk level of residents to carcinogenic fumes.

Developed in partnership with Bara Scientific, the NIBRA software is able to record accurate amount of toxic substances, allowing relevant agencies to public health to make more accurate research, and come up with subsequent prevention for long-term pollution control and other solutions.

The same software will be available for public to download later this year, which will enable residents to keep personal records of the density of fumes, and consolidate them with public database to calculate density levels of carcinogenic fumes and substances in their neighbourhoods. The carcinogenic fumes can be the cause of lung cancer.

Read the rest: Thailand introduces software to reveal air pollution | Articles | FutureGov – Transforming Government | Education | Healthcare.