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Inventory Of Gaseous Emissions In The Barcelona Geographical Area During The Olympic Games

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR930501

Volume

1

Pages

12

Published

1993

Size

1,030 kb

Author(s)

J.M. Baldasano, M. Costa, L. Cremades, Th. Flassak, LI. Pardina & M. Wortmann

Abstract

Inventory of gaseous emissions in the Barcelona geographical area during the Olympic Games J.M. Baldasano," M. Costa," L. Cremades," Th. Flassak/ LI. Pardina/ M. Wortmann* "Institute de Tecnologica y Modelizacion Ambiental (ITEMA), Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Terrassa (Barcelona), Spain ^Institut fur Technische Thermodynamik, Universitdt Karlsruhe, 7500 Karlsruhe, Germany ABSTRACT This contribution aims to supply an up-to-date inventory of the gaseous emissions for one of the most populated urban zones in the Mediterranean basin, the area around Barcelona. As a first application, we have estimated the gaseous emissions that would result from the application of the special traffic measures during the Olympic Games, to compare them with the previous situation. The amount of the emissions as well as their geographical distribution have been compared. The area under study is a square of 1521 knr (39*39 knr), although around 500 knr are on the sea. For operating purpo

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