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Scotland to monitor pollution from Iceland's volcanoes

11 Jul 2016, Guardian, the

The eruption of Eyjafjallajökull in 2010 led to the closure of European airspace and harmed air quality. Until monitoring stations were established last year, Scotland was ill-equipped to assess how it was affected. Now, its environmental agency is consulting on a new monitoring network to detect the release of particulates and sulphur dioxide from Iceland’s volcanoes.


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