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Air PolIution in Mexico City

 

Major contributors, sources and effects

Dec 14th 2000 - revised April 2002

 

A Project-Study paper (under the supervision of dr. W. Hofmann) University of Salzburg, Austria
Department of Biophysics
and in Cooperation with the

Afro-Asian Institute (Salzburg, Austria)
Centre for Medical, Health and Environmental Physics at QUT (Australia)

presented by: M.Yip and P.Madl

 

 

Overview of Air Quality in Twenty Megacities

 



Mexico City on a clear day (52kB)


Political Map of Mexico (105kB)


Distritto Federal (D.F. - 100kB)


Topography (380kB)


Landuse w/n D.F.(95kB)


Atmospheric pressure (60kB)


Pollutants in automobile exhaust (50kB)

 

NGTV-VIDEO

 

Climatic data


Atmospheric influences (310kB)


The smog machine (150kB)


The atmosphere (95kB)


Conceptual diagram of a day (165kB)


The great London Smog of 1952/53 (55kB)

BBC-VIDEO



Emissions - figures and facts (105kB)


Effects of SO2 (60kB)

 

SO2


Effects of O3 (75kB)

 

O3


Effects of NOX (60kB)


NOX and DF (90kB)

 

NOX


Effects of VOC (80kB)


Photochemical smog (50kB)


Effects of CO (65kB)

 

CO


Effects of PM (100kB)

 

PM


Crude oil and gas (145kB)


Oil - supply and demand (125kB)


Oil consumption (55kB)


The cars greed for oil (60kB)


PEMEX fuel (40kB)


Urban transportation (50kB)


DF's metro in operation (75kB)


The underground system (185kB)

 

IMECA


IMECA (140kB)

 


The inefficient car (50kB)


The city and its smog -1 (285kB)


The city and its smog -2 (70kB)

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