Health impacts of ultrafine particles

2004

Desktop literature review and analysis
Associate Professor Lidia Morawska, Professor Michael R Moore, and Dr Zoran D Ristovski
Department of the Environment and Heritage, September 2004
ISBN 0 6425 5055 7

About this report

A desktop literature review and analysis of health impacts of ultrafine particles was commissioned by the Australian Department of Environment and Heritage with the following purpose:

In relation to the health effects of ultrafine particles:

  • establish the state of knowledge; and
  • develop recommendations on the research priorities for Australia to address the information gaps for this issue.

In relation to the link between the sulfur content of diesel fuels and the number of ultrafine particles in diesel emissions:

  • establish the state of knowledge; and
  • develop recommendations on the research priorities for Australia to address the information gaps for this issue; and
  • develop recommendations on appropriate management responses.