A climatological study on the relationship between cyclone paths and air pollutants in Turkey

Deniz A., Karaca M., Borhan Y.

10th Regional IUAPPA Conference, İstanbul, Turkey, 23 - 26 September 1997, pp.360-366 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.360-366
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


In this study, a relationship between cyclone paths over Turkey and Air Pollutants (SO2 and Suspended Total Particular Matter (STPM)) in several cities of Turkey having population over 100,000 people is investigated in a period of 1985-93. First of all cyclone frequencies and cyclone paths that have been effective over Turkey are determined by using surface and 500 mb synoptic charts from 1979 to 1994. In addition to this, European Blocking events are counted by using same charts.