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Optimization of the atmospheric pollution monitoring network at Santiago de Chile
(Elsevier Ltd, 2003)
Environmental pollution is a problem affecting many cities in our planet. Santiago de Chile is one with the worst indices. Because of that, local authorities implemented a few years ago an air quality monitoring network ...
Potential thyroid carcinogens in atmospheric emissions from industrial facilities in Manizales, a midsize Andean city in Colombia
(Elsevier B.V., 2017)
© 2017 Turkish National Committee for Air Pollution Research and Control Background Manizales is a city in Colombia that presents high rates of thyroid cancer. It has a medium industrial development and there are concerns ...
Effect of atmospheric pollution on the respiratory system
Santiago de Chile has a high level of air pollution with ozone (O3), carbon monoxide (CO) and particles equal or smaller than 10 μm (PM10) usually exceeding the accepted standards. This situation should be noxious for the ...
Characterization of atmospheric aerosols in the city of So Paulo, Brazil: comparisons between polluted and unpolluted periods
The objective of this study was to determine the size and composition of atmospheric aerosols in the downtown area of the city of So Paulo, Brazil, for a polluted and an unpolluted period. Aerosols were sampled with a ...
Factores meteorológicos de la contaminación regional del aire en Cuba
(Instituto de Meteorología, 1984)
El objetivo de la tesis es el estudio de los factores meteorológicos que intervienen en el proceso de transmisión (fuente - receptor) de los contaminantes del aire a nivel regional en Cuba. The objective of the thesis is ...
Nickel exposure enhances the susceptibility of lichens Usnea amblyoclada and Ramalina celastri to urban atmospheric pollutants
In the present study, the effect of nickel incorporation on the chemical response of Ramalina celastri (Spreng.) Krog & Swinsc. and Usnea amblyoclada (Müll. Arg.) Zahlbr. exposed to urban atmospheric pollutants was assessed. ...
ROLE OF ENZYMES IN THE REMEDIATION OF POLLUTED ENVIRONMENTS
(Chilean Society of Soil Science/Sociedad Chilena de la Ciencia del Suelo, 2010)
Transportation Policy and Atmospheric Pollution: A review with an application to Chile
Atmospheric pollution is an important problem in terms of public policy. The main sources are anthropogenic and related to transport and industrial sectors. In Santiago, Chile, public transport is one of the main urban ...
Temporal variability of atmospheric turbidity and DNI attenuation in the sugarcane region, Botucatu/SP
In this study, attenuation of direct normal solar irradiance (DNI) in Botucatu / São Paulo, an area under the influence of local and adjacent agricultural burning, is expressed using the Linke's turbidity factor (TL) in ...