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Spatial Analysis on the Concentrations of Air Pollutants in Basra Province (Southern Iraq)

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This paper aims to analyze the geographic distribution of air pollutant concentrations in Basra Province, Southern Iraq, and to cartographically determine the spatial variation of air pollution levels as well as to recognize the hottest spots of air pollution within the study area, and conclude that the levels of air pollution in the study area are spatially varied, with an irregular spatial pattern and some hotspots.

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Al-Hassen, S. , Sultan, A. , Ateek, A. , Al-Saad, H. , Mahdi, S. and Alhello, A. (2015) Spatial Analysis on the Concentrations of Air Pollutants in Basra Province (Southern Iraq). Open Journal of Air Pollution, 4, 139-148. doi: 10.4236/ojap.2015.43013.

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