Bogo, H.; Gómez, D.R.; Reich, S.L.; Negri, R.M.; San Román, E. "Traffic pollution in a downtown site of Buenos Aires City" (2001) Atmospheric Environment. 35(10):1717-1727
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It has recently been recognized that air and noise pollution constitutes an extended problem over the densely populated city of Buenos Aires. Traffic emissions are of paramount concern, especially along narrow and main traffic arteries. In spite of these considerations, few systematic studies have been undertaken to evaluate the air quality in the metropolitan area of the city. In 1996, concentrations of carbon monoxide (CO), nitric oxide (NO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and ozone (O3) were simultaneously measured for the first time using a continuous monitoring station. This station was placed in a building at Belgrano Avenue, which is a heavy traffic street in the downtown area of the city (Bogo et al., Atmospheric Environment 33 (1999) 2587. In this work, we analyze the dependence of the measured primary pollutants, CO and the mixture of nitrogen oxides (NOx), with meteorological conditions, traffic emissions and monitoring location. We compare the registered values with the results obtained from modeling the dispersion of the pollutants emitted from mobile and area sources. We also discuss the relevance of street canyon effects compared with background concentrations of these pollutants. Copyright © 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd.


Documento: Artículo
Título:Traffic pollution in a downtown site of Buenos Aires City
Autor:Bogo, H.; Gómez, D.R.; Reich, S.L.; Negri, R.M.; San Román, E.
Filiación:INQUIMAE, Facultad De Ciencias Exactas Y Naturales, Universidad De Buenos Aires, Pabellón II, 1428 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Unidad De Actividad Química, Centro Atómico Constituyentes, Comisión Nacional De Energía Atómica, Avda. Libertador 8250, 1429 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Escuela De Ciencia Y Tecnología, Universidad De General San Martín, Calle Alem 3901, 1653 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Palabras clave:Carbon monoxide; Street canyon; Trend analysis; Urban air pollution; carbon monoxide; diesel fuel; nitric oxide; nitrogen dioxide; ozone; atmospheric pollution; noise pollution; street canyon; traffic emission; urban atmosphere; air monitoring; air pollution; air quality; car; meteorology; model; motorcycle; priority journal; short survey; traffic; United States; urban area; Argentina; Buenos Aires City
Página de inicio:1717
Página de fin:1727
Título revista:Atmospheric Environment
Título revista abreviado:Atmos. Environ.
CAS:carbon monoxide, 630-08-0; diesel fuel, 68334-30-5; nitric oxide, 10102-43-9; nitrogen dioxide, 10102-44-0; ozone, 10028-15-6


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Bogo, H., Gómez, D.R., Reich, S.L., Negri, R.M. & San Román, E. (2001) . Traffic pollution in a downtown site of Buenos Aires City. Atmospheric Environment, 35(10), 1717-1727.
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Bogo, H., Gómez, D.R., Reich, S.L., Negri, R.M., San Román, E. "Traffic pollution in a downtown site of Buenos Aires City" . Atmospheric Environment 35, no. 10 (2001) : 1717-1727.
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Bogo, H., Gómez, D.R., Reich, S.L., Negri, R.M., San Román, E. "Traffic pollution in a downtown site of Buenos Aires City" . Atmospheric Environment, vol. 35, no. 10, 2001, pp. 1717-1727.
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Bogo, H., Gómez, D.R., Reich, S.L., Negri, R.M., San Román, E. Traffic pollution in a downtown site of Buenos Aires City. Atmos. Environ. 2001;35(10):1717-1727.