Particulate Matter Definition

by Laurent Cousineau
(Montreal)

Essentially, particulate matter refers to tiny pieces of solid or liquid substances.

Examples include particles of aerosols, dust, fumes, mists, or soot.

Do not confuse particulates with aerosols.

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