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Finsbury 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Finsbury Borough]

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METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF FINSBURY ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION READINGS EXTRACTED FROM D.S.I.R BULLETINS

1955JanFebMarAprilMayJuneJulyAugSeptOctNovDec
S.D.19.167.599.816.918.l16.811.312.915.0616.716.1120.6
T.D.31.8516.9019.6817.230.7427.416.624.1624.0828.826.0534.1
Smoke29221614101725576357
S.O.266557131618
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Total deposit on the Borough of Finsbury during 1955 296.96 tons per sq. mile.

1959JanFebMarAprilMayJuneJulyAugSeptOctNovDec
S.D.25.2814.120.029.640.341.730.649.233.854.420.018.3
T.D.36.9421.5441.038.548.350.037.556.639.2365.431.125.3
Smoke5139221688688173723
S.O.22624121166456101613
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Total deposit on the Borough of Finsbury during 1959 491.41 tons per sq. mile.

1960JanFebMarAprilMayJuneJulyAugSeptOctNovDec
S.D.25.618.113.532.823.719.616.159.223.821.819.815.0
T.D.31.526.617.838.931.128.524.466.332.932.123.225.3
Smoke312819121054610161827
S.O.2171312886557141618
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Total deposit on the Borough of Finsbury during i960 384.65 tons per sq. mile.
S.D. - SOLUBLE DEPOSITS as rates of deposition In tons per sq. mile per month.
T.D - TOTAL DEPOSITS as rate of deposition in tons per sq. mile per month.
SMOKE - denotes all fine suspended impurity collected by test filter in volumetric
apparatus expressed as "milligrams per 100 cubic metre of air".
SO -
2 includes all acid producing gasses in the air with the exception of
carbon dioxide and is net acidity of the air calculated as sulpher
dioxide by the volumetric method expressed as "parts per 100 million
of air".
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