Ozone and urban forests in Italy.

  title={Ozone and urban forests in Italy.},
  author={Elena Paoletti},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  volume={157 5},
Ozone levels along urban-to-rural gradients in three Italian cities (Milan, Florence, Bari) showed that average AOT40 values at rural and suburban sites were 2.6 times higher than those determined at urban sites. However, O(3) also exceeded the European criteria to protect forest health at urban sites, even when the standards for human health protection were met. For protecting street trees in Mediterranean cities, the objectives of measurement at urban sites should extend from the protection… CONTINUE READING