Environmental impact of the Gulf War: An integrated preliminary assessment

  title={Environmental impact of the Gulf War: An integrated preliminary assessment},
  author={Hosny K. Khordagui and Dhari Naser Al-Ajmi},
  journal={Environmental Management},
This article provides an objective integrated environmental impact assessment of the Gulf War consequences. The environmental damage was evaluated and found to be significantly exaggerated by the media and speculators. The total amount of burned crude oil was calculated to be 52.5 million metric tons. Most air pollution field measurements were comparable to those found in Western cities. The health impact associated with such exposure was found to be minimal. The total amount of oil released… Expand

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