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Title: Air Filter Materials, Outdoor Ozone and Building-Related Symptomsin the BASE study


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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley NationalLaboratory, Berkeley, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE. Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency andRenewable Energy. Building Technologies Program
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Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 0905-6947; INAIE5; R&D Project: 4745Y2; BnR: BT0201000; TRN: US200811%%411
DOE Contract Number:
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Indoor Air; Journal Volume: 18; Journal Issue: 2; Related Information: Journal Publication Date: 04/2008
Country of Publication:
United States

Citation Formats

Buchanan, I.S.H., Mendell, M.J., Mirer, A., and Apte, M.G.. Air Filter Materials, Outdoor Ozone and Building-Related Symptomsin the BASE study. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Buchanan, I.S.H., Mendell, M.J., Mirer, A., & Apte, M.G.. Air Filter Materials, Outdoor Ozone and Building-Related Symptomsin the BASE study. United States.
Buchanan, I.S.H., Mendell, M.J., Mirer, A., and Apte, M.G.. Sun . "Air Filter Materials, Outdoor Ozone and Building-Related Symptomsin the BASE study". United States. doi:.
title = {Air Filter Materials, Outdoor Ozone and Building-Related Symptomsin the BASE study},
author = {Buchanan, I.S.H. and Mendell, M.J. and Mirer, A. and Apte, M.G.},
abstractNote = {No abstract prepared.},
doi = {},
journal = {Indoor Air},
number = 2,
volume = 18,
place = {United States},
year = {Sun Apr 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Sun Apr 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
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