Skip directly to content

Slide showing the canyon effect and highlighting basement well areas

Resource Description: 

This slide shows the differences between Princes Street and Great Stuart Street.  One a wide thoroughfare open along one side along Princes Street Gardens, that allows pollution to escape down the slope and disipate and where people typical visit less that 1X3, 3 hours a week or 150 a year...and Great Stuart Street where people live 15X7 ,105 hours a week or 5,460 a year.

Meaning people in Great Stuart Street (and many other streets across the city) are exposed to Princes Street levels of pollution, or greater, for a ratio of  1:36 in terms of time exposed.

Release date: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2012