WIT Press

Some Aspects Of Environmental Problems Caused By Transport In Dubai: A Geographical Perspective

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT950221

Volume

18

Pages

12

Published

1995

Size

1,044 kb

Author(s)

J.M. Al-Mehairi

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to evaluate the impact of transportation means in Dubai on the environment. This paper mainly focuses on two major problems: air pollution and noise pollution, which are the results of increased use of Transports' means. The city of Dubai is a commercial centre and it is the feature that has made this city unique amongst the other emirates. The excessive transportation demand has caused several different problems over the various spatial features of Dubai. There are active factors which also result in an increment in transport. Certainly there are, such as population growth, land use and economical development etc. all these factors naturally processing and result in day by day increased deman

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