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​Designing and developing Riyadh air pollution diagnostic and alarming system

The project aims to design and develop a diagnostic and alarming system for air pollution in Riyadh city through establishing systematic monitoring and analytical measurements for air pollution. The system will be capable of identifying the potential air quality-problems in early stages helping in finding rational planning and right decisions related to land use, industrial developments, and protection from exposure to air pollution for long time periods. For designing the system, the system developing processes, measurements and evaluation of airborne particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5), associated heavy and trace metals, associated ions, volatile organic compounds, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, their temporal and special distributions, as well as their source apportionment have been entirely achieved.