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Descriptor English: Air Pollution
Descriptor Spanish: Contaminación del Aire
Descriptor Portuguese: Poluição do Ar
Descriptor French: Pollution de l'air
Entry term(s): Air Pollutions
Air Quality
Pollution, Air
Tree number(s): N06.850.460.100
SP4.041.427
SP8.473.654.587.477.410
VS4.001.001.001.002
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000397
Scope note: The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (AIR POLLUTANTS) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. The substances may include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; or volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
Annotation: includes pollen in the air (coordinate with POLLEN)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Air Analysis DeCS
Air Characteristics DeCS
Air Quality Control DeCS
Air Quality Criteria DeCS
Air Quality Models DeCS
Air Quality Standards DeCS
DeCS ID: 400
Unique ID: D000397
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/14
Air Pollution - Preferred
Concept UI M0000603
Scope note The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (AIR POLLUTANTS) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. The substances may include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; or volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
Preferred term Air Pollution
Entry term(s) Air Pollutions
Pollution, Air
Air Quality - Broader
Concept UI M000626344
Preferred term Air Quality



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