Effects of meteorological conditions on PM10 concentrations - A study in Macau

  title={Effects of meteorological conditions on PM10 concentrations - A study in Macau},
  author={Kai Meng Mok and K. I. Hoi},
  journal={Environmental Monitoring and Assessment},
  • K. Mok, K. I. Hoi
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Review on the annual PM10 concentrations over a 10-year period shows that Macau is subjected to severe fine particulate pollution. Investigations of its variation in monthly and daily time scales with the local meteorological records reveal further details. It is found that a distinct feature of the Asian monsoon climates, the changes of wind direction, mainly controls the general trend of PM10 concentration in a year. The monsoon driven winter north-easterly winds bring upon Macau dry and… 
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