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Lapina S. N., Polyanskaya E. A., Fetisova L. M., Fetisova N. A. Ability of Atmosphere in Self-Purification in Various Districts of the Saratov Region. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Earth Sciences, 2008, vol. 8, iss. 2, pp. 8-11. DOI:

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Ability of Atmosphere in Self-Purification in Various Districts of the Saratov Region


​In the article results of research concerning ability of atmosphere in self-purification in Saratov and the Saratov region are presented. Dynamics of the atmospheric self-purification coefficient in various areas of the Saratov region is analysed during warm and cold seasons for the long-term period and from 2000 to 2004. The formula of the atmospheric self-purification coefficient’s calculation is improved according to regional climate conditions. Maps of spatial differences in atmospheric ability for self-purification on the territory of Saratov are constructed. Research of meteorological potential of atmospheric self-purification has practical value for definition of the best distribution of technogenic pressure on environment. 


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