WIT Press

Air Pollution Caused By Odours - Basics, Measurement Techniques And Emission Inventory At Waste And Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR940222

Volume

4

Pages

8

Published

1994

Size

816 kb

Author(s)

F.B. Frechen

Abstract

Annoyance caused by odours can become an important environmental impact. The necessary measurement technique is significantly different compared with standard analytical methods, as odours must be measured by using sensory methods involving a test person panel for assessment. At waste and wastewater treatment facilities, sampling techniques are important as these facilities have large areas with odour emissions, but without measurable emission flow rates. Basics, measurement and sampling techniques are explained and results of inventory measurement programs are presented. Introduction Due to people's increasing demand on life quality, annoyance caused by odours gains more attention these days. When discussing odour proble

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