An ingenious smog monitor

CSIRO's Airtrak air-monitoring system has proved an invaluable tool in studying Sydney's smog problems. Airtrak has three components: a photolytic chamber in which air is stirred and illuminated by ultraviolet lamps to trigger smog-forming reactions, a high-performance nitric oxide detector, and computer algorithms for interpreting data and predicting smog levels.

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