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Most polluted air quality stations

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1 Toulouse - Périphérique

50

2 Toulouse - SETMI Eisenhower

50

3 Toulouse - Route Albi

49

4 Toulouse - Jacquier

45

5 Berthelot

41

6 Toulouse - Port de l'Embouchure

41

7 Blagnac Aéroport - Piste

37

8 Toulouse - SETMI Chapitre

37

9 Mazades

26

10 Blagnac Aéroport - Trafic

25

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1 Toulouse - Périphérique

11,514

2 Berthelot

8,307

3 Toulouse - SETMI Chapitre

1,706

4 Blagnac Aéroport - Piste

1,427

5 Toulouse - Jacquier

1,266

6 Mazades

27

7 Toulouse - Route Albi

5

8 Toulouse - Port de l'Embouchure

3

9 Toulouse - SETMI Eisenhower

2

10 Blagnac Aéroport - Trafic

1

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Toulouse MAP AIR QUALITY ANALYSIS AND STATISTICS

What level of pollution is shown on the air quality map in Toulouse?

Air quality maps in Toulouse show users the US AQI readings present throughout various parts of the city, with the readings being presented on the colored discs set over the map. Each of these readings comes with its own color-coding, to indicate which level of air pollution it is classified as. To use some examples that were present on the air quality maps as of early May of 2022, readings that were as low as 17 were taken from an air quality monitoring facility near Papus, as well as another 'good' air quality reading of 25 being taken near to Ramier and Le Busca. As mentioned above, these are both classified as 'good' air quality ratings, which requires a US AQI reading of anywhere between 0 to 50 to be classified as such. A good air quality map reading will show up as green, indicating that the air cleanliness level is good and substantially freer from harmful particles and dangerous chemicals that can sometimes permeate the air during more polluted times of the year and in certain areas. Of note is that Toulouse in general maintains a very good level of air quality, but as with all cities worldwide that have a great level of air cleanliness, this can be subject to sudden change, with many polluting events taking place that can cause the air quality map readings to deteriorate very suddenly.

Higher air pollution readings shown on the air quality map in Toulouse were ones such as a figure of 65, taken just above Croix Daurade. This would place the reading taken at this particular air quality monitoring station into the 'moderate' air pollution bracket, the next one up from the 'good' air quality rating, which requires a US AQI reading of anywhere between 51 to 100 to be classified as such. 'Moderate' air pollution readings are color-coded as yellow, and this carries over the city pages, as well as the air quality map pages. The city pages can show forecasts for upcoming days, and darker colors indicate a higher level of pollution present.

Can the use of air quality maps help to reduce health issues in Toulouse?

Using air quality maps, or air pollution maps in the city of Toulouse can indeed help many people to avoid dangerous and unwanted health issues, which include ones such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), skin conditions, as well as irritation to the throat and chest, along with exposed mucous membranes such as the mouth, eyes and nose. By observing the different readings on the air quality map above, users can avoid certain areas when they show higher levels of air pollution, which takes them out of contact with many contaminating particles, thus reducing the chances that any health issues can occur. In closing, consistent use of air pollution maps in Toulouse can help keep people free from pollution exposure and lessen the chance that health problems will occur as a result.

What do the readings on the air pollution maps in Toulouse tell you about the air quality?

The readings as shown on the air quality maps for Toulouse are figures of US AQI. As is touched upon throughout the article, US AQI readings have their self-explanatory classifications based on the level of US AQI or pollution levels currently in the air. As for the US AQI figure itself and what it is formed from, it is a number aggregated from several main pollutants found throughout the air. This is useful information for those that refer to air pollution maps in Toulouse, as it can give a greater insight into which pollutants they may be in contact with in areas of higher pollution. US AQI is formed from nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide and ozone, along with the two forms of particulate matter PM10 and PM2.5 being taken into consideration, which can by themselves cover a wide variety of dangerous materials. As such, when viewing the US AQI readings on the air quality map above, it can be helpful to keep in mind which pollutants go into forming it, along with which areas they may be prevalent in and their effects on health, both of which can be found out with a little research.

Which people can benefit the most from air quality map usage in Toulouse?

Those that may benefit more so than others from the everyday use of air quality maps within Toulouse are those that fall into a certain demographic, typically known as the more ‘at-risk’ or vulnerable groups, due to their tendency to fall ill more easily, particularly when US AQI readings are high on the air quality maps, indicating spikes in the pollution levels and higher amounts of dangerous particles and chemical compounds.

As the air pollution maps have constant updates coming through to them regarding which areas of Toulouse are at their most polluted, people that need to avoid these areas can benefit significantly more by referring to the air quality map page, as well as the relevant city pages for Toulouse, which shows the different concentration levels of certain pollutants, as well as the city pages also showing what the average yearly pollution levels were in years past (with pollution patterns typically re-occurring each year, thus giving viewers more insight into when the air pollution levels will be at their highest). As forwhich people can benefit most from air quality maps, they include the elderly citizens within Toulouse. Aged people can refer to the air quality maps to avoid breathing in larger amounts of pollution, which can often lead to some different respiratory conditions, some of which may prove more harmful amongst the aged population, with mild or common infections of the respiratory tract potentially turning into terminal conditions if such people are stuck within zones that have continuously high levels of pollution present.

Other groups that can utilize the air quality maps to their advantage are pregnant women, who can be hit hard by excess pollution exposure during the vital time frame in which they are carrying their baby. Due to small children and babies also being affected more by pollution exposure, families with young children or expecting mothers can make great use of air quality maps within Toulouse, viewing the different pollution hotspots throughout the city, as well as seeing which areas have the cleanest quality of air. Looking back at the first question of the article, some examples were given based on readings taken midway through 2022, and more up-to-date readings can be seen simply by looking at the map and taking note of the US AQI readings and their relevant air pollution classification bracket. Lastly, whilst there are certainly more vulnerable people that can suffer in a far worse manner from pollution exposure, it is important to note that no people at all within any given population are truly safe from the detrimental effects of pollution exposure. This includes young and healthy individuals, and as such, all people can refer to the air quality maps provided to stay safe from potential harm, which includes both short term illnesses as well as long term ones, some of which can affect people and stay with them throughout their entire lives (such as asthma, or other obstructive conditions whereby the tissue of the lungs is damaged or unable to expand to full capacity, not to mention allergies and other similar afflictions).


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