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You mention "volume" which is the crux of the problem: the surface mixing layer changes height throughout the day as solar heating influences the surface. Consider that the same emission rate can cause different concentrations at different heights and at different times of day and year. Meteorology drives all mixing and deposition, so whatever ...


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The data that you are having are called emission fluxes. If these data are available as global averages then one can calculate global mean concentration by multiplying the residence time of the species with emission flux. However, at the city or grid level, it is not straightforward to calculate concentration from emission fluxes. In order to calculate, ...


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Unless your house has a comprehensive HVAC system with air filtration the air inside the house will be just a polluted as the air outside of it. Breathing rarified smoke is not dangerous. Remember that before ovens and stoves people heated their houses with fireplaces and breathed smoke all day long, every day--way more smoke than you would ever be exposed ...


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Evergreen trees grow faster than most hardwood deciduous trees, so their absorption and oxygen emission is greater. Note that trees do not "clean" air. Plants emit oxygen which is why air in a house with lots of plants will seem more fresh. In the global environment algae and other primitive organics are primarily responsible for converting CO2 to ...


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