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 OJE  Vol.6 No.1 , January 2016
Air Pollution in the Gulf of Mexico
Abstract: An integral analysis of Air Pollution in the Gulf of Mexico was made considering pollutants emissions assessment and diagnosis; air pollution monitoring; and modeling of air pollution dispersion. Combustion sources considered in this work were: thermoelectric power plants and open flares; and pollutants considered were sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxides, particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5), Total suspended particles (TSP) and carbon monoxide (CO). This study made evident a lack of more recent information and a homogenization in emissions factors in order to know the conditions of air pollution in the Gulf of Mexico in a more reliable way.
Cite this paper: Muriel-García, M. , Cerón-Bretón, R. and Cerón-Bretón, J. (2016) Air Pollution in the Gulf of Mexico. Open Journal of Ecology, 6, 32-46. doi: 10.4236/oje.2016.61004.
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