Relation between ozone levels and NOx and VOC emissions in the Sao Paulo Metropolitan Area for an episode of August, 1998 Online publication date: Wed, 05-Nov-2008
by Marta G. Vivanco, Maria de Fatima Andrade
International Journal of Environment and Pollution (IJEP), Vol. 35, No. 1, 2008
Abstract: At present, major efforts in air pollution control for urban areas are oriented to reduce ozone levels to below standards. Models are a useful tool for air quality assessment and they can help to select the best strategy plan to reduce ozone levels in a polluted area. Like other large cities in the world, Sao Paulo Metropolitan Area (SPMA) has registered high levels of ozone and particulate matter for several decades. In order to establish appropriate strategy plans, a photochemical model has been used for an episode that occurred in 1999. Simple emission control strategies have been examined.
Online publication date: Wed, 05-Nov-2008
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