Zhipeng Xing GIS 2013 Fall Environmental and Water Resources Engineering.

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Mapping PM 2.5 Air Pollution in Texas

Mapping PM 2.5 Air Pollution in TexasZhipeng XingGIS 2013 FallEnvironmental and Water Resources EngineeringPM 2.5Particulate Matter 2.5 um ~ 10 umReach into lungsIrritationCoughing/sneezingAsthma/heart diseaseReduced visibilitySourcesAutomobile exhaustsGas/droplets reactionCooking/smokingEPA limit:annual mean 12 g/m3

2Data SourceTCEQ

3Texas PM 2.5 Monthly 2013

4Texas PM 2.5 with Population5San Antonio6

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8CPS Pecan ValleyDays above EPA limit201120122013January172February611March1233April21109May18713June3813July81113August788September515October003November144December6309Rain TimesBetter TimesPercent2011473370%2012795873%2013876170%10Future WorkSame analysis for the other siteFINISH THE REPORT!!!ConclusionHigh concentration at high population/trafficTemperature & PrecipitationGOOD NEWS! - No serious PM 2.5 pollution in Texas

AcknowledgementDr. Maidment12