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Urban Air Pollution in Mexico City

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Color Icon Summary:   The atmospheric pollution in Mexico City is one of the most severe air pollution cases in the world. The pollution levels are often above air quality standards and therefore it is urgent to find strategies to control them. The most important air pollutants are ozone and it's precursors (HC and NOx).

Objectives:   This case study will try to analyze the relationship between the concentration of CO in Mexico City's air and parameters such as energy (fuel) consumption for transportation or the topology of the road network. Moreover, the case study will look at the projections for reductions in CO concentration levels caused by the implementation of strategies such as use of better fuels, increased use of catalytic converters in vehicles, and better transit conditions.

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