WIT Press

Mexico City Air Quality Research Initiative

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR930511

Volume

1

Pages

11

Published

1993

Size

880 kb

Author(s)

F. Guzman & G.E. Streit

Abstract

Mexico City air quality research initiative F. Guzman, G.E. Streit* Gerencia de Energeticos Alternos y Quimica Ambiental, Institute Mexicano del Petroleo, Eje Central 152, 07730 Mexico, D.F., Mexico *Los Alamos National Laboratory, Group A-4, Mail Stop B 299, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA ABSTRACT The Mexico City Air Quality Research Initiative (MARI) is one project that is examining the complex relationship between air pollution, economic growth, societal values, and air quality management policies. The project utilizes a systems approach including computer modeling, comprehensive measurement studies of Mexico City's air pollutants, environmental chemical reaction studies and socioeconomic analyses. MARI, a three-year effort, has three separate components: Task 1 - Modeling and Simulation; Task 2 - Measurement and Characterization; and Task 3 - Strategic Evaluation. In this work we present an overview of t

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