An Assessment of the Relationship between Urban Air Quality and Environmental Urban Factors in Urban Regeneration Areas


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EGERCİOĞLU Y., Ozcan N. S.

Annual Serial Landmark International Conferences on Quality of Life(ASLI QoL2015) / 2nd ABRA International Conference on Quality of Life(AQoL2015), İzmir, Turkey, 9 - 13 December 2015, vol.1, pp.171-177 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1
  • Doi Number: 10.21834/e-bpj.v1i2.266
  • City: İzmir
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.171-177
  • Keywords: Urban air pollution, urban regeneration, quality of lif, environmental factors Introduction
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Urban air pollution has been increasing due to ever increasing population, rapid urbanization, industrialization, energy usage, traffic density. The purpose of the study is to examine the relation between urban air quality and urban environmental factors in urban regeneration areas. Two common air polluters (SO2 and PM10) are considered in the study. The data are collected for Cigli district, including the level of air pollutants, the local natural gas service lines and planning decisions for the years between 2007 and 2011. According to the examinations, urban environmental factors and planning decisions affect the urban air quality in urban regeneration areas. (C) 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd.