Evaluation on Air Pollution in Karabük

Yavuz V., Çiftci N., Akbayır İ., Toros H.

MENSEC’17 (International Mediterranean Natural Sciences and Engineering Congress”, Podgorica, Montenegro, 19 - 22 October 2017, pp.151-156

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Podgorica
  • Country: Montenegro
  • Page Numbers: pp.151-156
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Air quality is at the top of the most important problems affecting human health in regions where industrialization and poor quality fuel use are high. In this study, air pollution is analyzes for the Karabuk province of Turkey where the region is one of the main centers of the iron and steel industry in particular, were examined from actual observations and model results. In particular, the pollutant values of SO2, PM10 and NO2, which are very important effects on the border values in terms of human health, have been evaluated for the period of 6 January 2017-12 February 2017 within the scope of the study. It has been determined how they have a harmony by comparing the model results with the National Air Quality Monitoring Station data. Synoptic evaluations were also examined within the selected period.