air quality close to busy roadways

Air Quality Close to Busy Roadways

Heavily traveled roads present a unique challenge for air quality. Routine air quality measurement data (either from government sources or networks like Purple Air) can’t tell you if pollution from roadways is elevated at your location. This is because the sensors are mostly blind to the pollutants such as ultrafine particles that are often elevated...

air quality reports

Air Quality Reports

Wondering what's in the air you breath? How does it affect your health? Find the answers to those questions and more here. The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability produces reports on different aspects of air quality in Los Angeles, such as particulate matter, toxic pollutants and public health impacts.

air quality mobile application

Air quality mobile application

Our team at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and UCLA Health invites you to join our Air Quality Research study.  AirForU enables you to gain a better understanding of your local air quality conditions and understand how air quality affects your health. Through this study you can be a part of innovative...


2015 Environmental Report Card for Los Angeles County

Mark Gold, Felicia Federico, Stephanie Pincetl

Report Card | 2015

Air Pollution Impacts on Infants and Children

Beate Ritz, Michelle Wilhelm

Report Card | 2008

Characterizing the Range of Childrens Air Pollutant Exposure During School

Lisa D. Sabin, Eduardo Behrentz, Arthur M. Winer, Seong Jeong, Dennis R. Fitz, David V. Pankratz, Steven D. Colome And Scott A. Fruin

Published Work | 2008

Proximity of Licensed Child Care Facilities

Douglas Houston, Paul Ong, Jun Wu, Arthur Winer

Published Work | 2008