AEROSOL LOADING IN CONNECTION WITH THE INTERIOR
The interior sector is growing and in some cases really fast. Amazon generated revenues worth of $4billion with furniture, that is 51% more compared to the previous year. There are different sources of origin for aerosols, for example natural ones, like sea salt dust and from volcanic eruptions. However there are quite a few with an anthropogenic origin. These are the aerosols provoked by human beings, through processes of transportation, coal combustion, metallurgy, waste incineration, burning fossil fuel and biomass – to only name a few. The aspects mentioned before are all linked back to the interior manufacturing industry. The one aspect missing is created as a consequence of the wood production. This is reflected in the soil dust which originates from deforestation. In general soil dust is supposed to make up 50% of the atmospheric dust load.
Aerosols promote cloud formation, modify natural clouds and they increase the solar radiation reflection which cools the atmosphere. They have an effect on cloud droplet size and number, but they don’t give any predictions about the lifetime of a cloud. Furthermore aerosols vary a lot in their particle size and their atmospheric lifetime is much shorter than those of most greenhouse gases. The research of these particles have dragged behind and need to improve to reduce the uncertainties in climate predictions and put a value behind the question mark in the planetary boundaries.
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