In order to analyze the air quality in a particular region, the index that is converted according to the countries' own limit values and the pollution classification is called Air Quality Index (AQI). This index has been arranged separately for each pollutant measured and is expressed in different definitions and colors in certain categories.
|Index Values||Category||PM2.5 (µgm-3)||PM10 (µgm-3)|
|101-150||Unhealthy for sensitive individual||40.5-65.4||155-254|
Particulate Matter (PM) is one of the most important pollutant sources that adversely affect indoor air quality. Particulate matter dimensions which are harmful to health are PM10(1)
Kocaeli, Gebze Real-time Air Quality, dated September 21, 2020*
1References on the Hazards of Particulate Matter (PM)