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The atmosphere during the Olympic Games London 2012 has been great and no doubt, people will remember the sporting successes and good party atmosphere during this summer 2012. But what about the air the athletes of the likes of Usain Bolt breathed in to win Gold medals? Join us for the second episode on the Clean Air for London project, which takes you to an unobtrusive measurement site opposite Madame Tussauds, up to the heights of BT Tower, and onto a research aircraft circling around London and the SE of England...Find out more by following these links:Clearflo Project Website The BBC produced a nice piece on Clearflo, with footage from the North Kensington site and the research aircraft, check it out here.Real-time London Air Pollution updates of the London Air quality network can be found here.Information about the Met Office Air Quality Forecast

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Air quality in LondonThe Olympic Games in London 2012 with its many medals for Team GB has got the whole country excited and the athletes seem happy too: crowds are roaring, tracks are fast and the weather has not been too hot, and air quality - so important for that achieving that extra special performance - has been fine so far too.. but London can sometimes be plagued by smog and bad air quality, which can seriously affect people's health. This Barometer episode will be the first part of a two-part series on air pollution measurements that are currently being made in and around London, as part of the Clean Air for London project, which aims to understand the role of meteorology, atmospheric composition (gaseous pollutants) and particulate loading of London’s urban atmosphere. Listen to this episode to find out what "Olympic science" is happening in a noisy and busy netball court in North Kensington..... Find out out more about the project on the ClearfLo Project WebsiteNice article on ClearfLo here

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