WIT Press


Environmental Planning In Magnesia Prefecture, Greece

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030021

Volume

67

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

785.65 kb

Author(s)

Κ. Michailidou, P. Samaras, O. Christopoulou, E. Beriatos & A. Kungolos

Abstract

Environmental planning in Magnesia prefecture, Greece K. ~ichailidou', P. samaras2, 0. ~hristo~oulou', E. ~eriatos~ & A. ~ u n ~ o l o s ~ '~e~artmenr of Management of Rural Environment and Natural Resources, University of Thessaly, Greece 2~epartment of Civil Engineering, University of Thessaly, Greece 3~epartment of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly, Greece Abstract The environmental planning of Magnesia Prefecture is studied in this work, aiming at the assessment of the environmental quality and the determination of the most appropriate objectives and priorities, for the achievement of the highest environmental protection level in the target area. Examination of air pollution sources showed that atmospheric pollution is mainly attributed to point sources, while the contribution of diffusion sources is negligible. In Pagasitikos Gulf, seawater pollution is increased, especially in the bay of Volos, in places where treated domestic and industrial wastewaters are disch

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