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Non Crystalline Nature Spherical Particles As Possible Tracers Of Emissions Of The Ceramics Industry

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR990371

Volume

37

Pages

9

Published

1999

Size

1,388 kb

Author(s)

C. Alvarez, M.M. Jordan, A. Boix, E. Gomez and T. Sanfeliu

Abstract

Since the beginning of the century, the province of Castellon houses one of the biggest nucleus of ceramics production in Spain. During the last three decades this nucleus, mainly located around the villages of Onda and Alcora, has had an special process of industrial expansion to areas which, though their closeness, had never before experienced an excessive degree of industrial development. Nowadays, more than 93% of the Spanish ceramics industry is concentrated around the province of Castellon. Due to the high industrial concentration that the mentioned process has originated, the question arises: how far this industry and other kind of activities exert a negative effec

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