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The influence of nebulosity on the air pollution in the area of Slatina City

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  • Dana Maria (Oprea) Constantin


  • Elena Cofas


The subject of the article is the detailed analysis of the nebulosity and the influence of meteorological parameters on the phenomenon of air pollution in the Slatina area. The nebulosity is described by specific and general climatic parameters: the monthly and annual averages, the monthly average and annual number of sunny days, the monthly average and annual number of cloudy days, the monthly average and annual number of covered days and the frequency monthly and annual average (number of cases) for main types of clouds, for the period 1977-2006. The purpose of this analysis is to highlight the spatial and temporal distribution of air nebulosity, especially to observe any changes this meteorological element in the urban perimeter and how air pollution affects, diminishing or exacerbating. The Slatina town called the aluminum city is known like the largest producer of primary aluminum in Central and Eastern Europe after Russia, ALRO SA. The article ends with the author’s conclusions, highlighting the climate peculiarities of the city determined by the characteristics of the active surface. The active area - main underlying factor determining urban topoclimate and that due to economic and social development of the city changes occurring meteorological elements, as is illustrated for nebulosity.

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Article provided by Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Environment and Geography in its journal International Journal of Academic Research in Environment and Geography.

Volume (Year): 1 (2014)
Issue (Month): 1 (June)
Pages: 7-14

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Handle: RePEc:hur:ijareg:v:1:y:2014:i:1:p:7-14
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