WIT Press

Outdoor-indoor Air Quality In Riyadh: NO, NO2, And O3

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR990491

Volume

37

Pages

11

Published

1999

Size

1,030 kb

Author(s)

A. Al-Rehaili

Abstract

A. Al-Rehaili A. Al-Rehaili Department of Civil Engineering, King Saud University, P.O. Box 800, Riyadh 11421, Saudi Arabia Abstract The rapid development of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, over the past decade was accompanied by improved standard of living and increased population and associated activities and services such as transportation, electric power generation, and industrialization. As a result, the air quality both ambient and indoor became an important issue for the city. A funded research project was conducted during the period July 1992 through November 1994. The project was designed to evaluate indoor and ambient air quality in and around buildings of different types and uses in Riyadh. Thirty intercity buildings and two outercity (background) sites were carefully selected and monitored for air quality. Ten air pollutants, together with relevant meteorological parameters, were monitored indoor and outdoor at each site continuously and simult

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