A collaborative research project between City of Kitchener, Wilfred Laurier University and Hemmera Envirochem Inc, which uses AQMesh pods installed across Kitchener, will be presented at the Pacific Northwest SETAC Annual Conference in the USA next week.
Ambilabs, AQMesh distributor for North America, supplied the pods and provides ongoing support to the project.
The virtual conference for the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry takes place on 15th-16th April 2021 and is free to attend.
AQMesh has been used in a number of similar studies to prove the legitimacy of small sensor systems for city-wide air quality monitoring networks. This includes the ground breaking Breathe London pilot, in which 100 AQMesh pods were deployed across London (UK) for two years, mapping local air pollution on an unprecedented level. AQMesh pods are also currently installed across 50 zip code areas in Minneapolis – St. Paul, in order to study how local pollution levels differ across the two cities.