An optimal design for air pollution monitoring network

Maria Grazia Pittau, Daniela Romano, Mario C. Cirillo, Renato Coppi

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A new method is presented to determine the optimum number and location of monitoring stations in an air pollution network. The selection of the monitoring stations is based on the spatial representativity of the sites. In particular, the spatial coefficient of the correlation between the pollutant concentrations in different receptors is considered with regard to different meteorological scenarios. The methodology is applied in the province of Venice for two different pollutants: SO2 and NO(x).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)351 - 360
Number of pages10
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 1999
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Statistics and Probability

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