Cienfuegos, February 12 (RHC) Researchers from the Cienfuegos Environmental Studies Center (CEAC) coordinate the activities of the National Project Strengthening national capacity for monitoring, evaluation and management of air quality.
This includes evaluating the impact of air on human health and ecosystems, using nuclear and isotopic techniques in a project called TINAIR.
Gleisy Pérez Avilleira, head of activities, said that this year they will create an Atmospheric Pollutants Monitoring Program at the Air Quality Station located in the city of Cienfuegos and build a new Sampling Station in Havana.
They have an online graph with new levels of air pollutants, and the Quality Index, including rules for monitoring human settlements.
They will create a Biomonitoring Campaign, as a complementary and sustainable tool for studying the distribution of pollution and its main sources in the cities of Cienfuegos and Santa Clara, reports the Communicator of the Center for Environmental Studies, Maikel Hernández.
TINAIR is a national project coordinated and implemented by CEAC experts and funded by the Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies Agency.
It contributes to the National Economic and Social Development Plan until 2030, to the State Plan to Deal with Climate Change – Task of Life and to the Sustainable Development Goals to Guarantee a healthy life and improve well-being of all ages, as well as ensuring that cities are more inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.