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Atmosphere 2011, 2(3), 201-221; doi:10.3390/atmos2030201
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Influence of Climatic Changes on Pollution Levels in Hungary and Surrounding Countries

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Received: 16 June 2011; in revised form: 28 June 2011 / Accepted: 6 July 2011 / Published: 18 July 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Air Pollution Modeling: Reviews of Science Process Algorithms)
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Abstract: The influence of future climatic changes on some high pollution levels that can cause damage to plants and human beings is studied in this paper. The particular area of interest is Hungary and its surrounding countries. Three important quantities, which are closely related to ozone concentrations, have been investigated. We shall mainly focus on cases where the critical values, prescribed in the directives, are exceeded. Six scenarios, which allow us to compare directly the future and the present levels, have been run over a period of sixteen years. Some of the results obtained in the selected domain by using these scenarios have been carefully studied. The major conclusion is that an increase in temperature in combination with some other factors might lead to rather considerable increases of the damaging effects of ozone on plants and humans.
Keywords: climatic changes; environmental models; long-term calculations; scenarios; ozone concentrations; critical levels climatic changes; environmental models; long-term calculations; scenarios; ozone concentrations; critical levels
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MDPI and ACS Style

Zlatev, Z.; Havasi, Á.; Faragó, I. Influence of Climatic Changes on Pollution Levels in Hungary and Surrounding Countries. Atmosphere 2011, 2, 201-221.

AMA Style

Zlatev Z, Havasi Á, Faragó I. Influence of Climatic Changes on Pollution Levels in Hungary and Surrounding Countries. Atmosphere. 2011; 2(3):201-221.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Zlatev, Zahari; Havasi, Ágnes; Faragó, István. 2011. "Influence of Climatic Changes on Pollution Levels in Hungary and Surrounding Countries." Atmosphere 2, no. 3: 201-221.


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