Research report 2021 - Max Planck Institute for Chemistry
How we human beings affect our indoor air
Abteilung Atmosphärenchemie am Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Gruppe „Volatile Organic Compounds in the Atmosphere“
SummaryThe human body can strongly influence the chemical composition of indoor air. In our breath and from our skin, we emit a complex mixture of chemical substances and particles wherever we go that react with their environment. Nowadays, since people spend most of their lives indoors, indoor air quality plays an important role regarding health. Therefore, it is particularly important to understand how human emissions can affect the composition of indoor air. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, led by Jonathan Williams, have been working on this in a series of novel experiments.