Open Science: Looking at Dust

Posted on November 12, 2009  Comments (0)

Open access paper: Migration of Contaminated Soil and Airborne Particulates to Indoor Dust.

Indoor dust is a mixture of soil tracked into a residence, particulate matter derived from ambient outdoor air, and importantly, organic matter. Indoor dust is about 40% organic matter by weight in residential housing. Particles tracked into a residence are redistributed on floor surfaces account for over 60% of the dust mass on floors.

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