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Air quality

Air quality

The quality of the air around us is affected by substances released into the atmosphere through human activities, such as transport and industry, as well as from natural sources such as sea salt and volcanic activity.

Air quality and citizen science

Air quality and citizen science

The quality of our air is important to all of us and we all have a part to play in maintain good air quality. This section contains information and reports on citizen science projects that aim to increase the understanding and engagement of individuals and communities in air quality.

Air quality and health

Air quality and health

We now understand more about the causes and effects of air pollution but need clearer, more compelling ways to explain this to people living in Scotland so they make everyday transport choices which reduce air pollution, especially in urban areas.

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