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The European initiatives for citizens’ inclusion in the air quality monitoring process have impacted the participants’ knowledge, and attitudes towards air pollution and have led to a higher sense of community toward activities and measures against air pollution. In the Republic of Serbia, an experiment with self-made sensor kits "Klimerko – Air to the Citizens" started in 2018. In this paper, we have presented the level of agreement of the particulate matter (PM) readings from selected Klimerko devices to the PM readings of the reference equivalent PM monitors from the National Air Quality Monitoring Network in the cities of Bor and Belgrade. The Klimerko devices that we tested showed excellent stability and reliability during the comparison period. The conclusion of our investigation is that the properly calibrated Klimerko devices could be applied for indicative measurements of PM mass concentrations in the ambient air.
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2023, VOLUME 27, ISSUE Issue 3, PAGES [2255 - 2263]
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