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Analysis of atmospheric conditions during air pollution episodes in Ankara, Turkey.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15658216     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper presents a detailed analysis of the meteorological conditions that are associated with strong air pollution episodes in Ankara, Turkey. Based on climatological and air quality data [SO2 and TSP (total suspended particulates)] obtained for the winter months during 1989-1994, the analysis showed that the presence of weak atmospheric pressure gradients and warm air advection were the most important factors leading to high SO2 and TSP concentrations. In addition, the onset of the high air pollution episodes was generally associated with a trend toward negative vorticity at the 850-hPa level.
M Sahin; S Incecik; S Topcu; A Yildirim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (1995)     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1096-2247     ISO Abbreviation:  J Air Waste Manag Assoc     Publication Date:  2001 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-01-20     Completed Date:  2005-02-09     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9503111     Medline TA:  J Air Waste Manag Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  972-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Meteorology, Istanbul Technical University, Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Air Movements
Air Pollutants / analysis*
Environmental Monitoring
Meteorological Concepts*
Reference Values
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Air Pollutants

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