UAF Geophysical Institute

UAF Geophysical Institute

Scientists at the Geophysical Institute study geophysical processes in action from the center of Earth to the surface of the sun and beyond. The Institute turns data and observations into information useful for research, state and national needs.

Remediation of Smoke Particles in Fairbanks Homes

In the summer of 2004, this project was initiated in response to and in the midst of the heavy smoke in the Fairbanks area due to wildfires. Bill Reynolds of Solutions and Cathy Cahill of the University of Alaska conducted a emergency study to improve indoor air quality and address simple and affordable filtration strategies. Systems were installed in houses of people with a history of respiratory problems and air quality was monitored.

Subscribe to RSS - UAF Geophysical Institute