A case study of BTEX characteristics and health effects by major point sources of pollution during winter in Iran

Abbas Norouzian Baghani, Armin Sorooshian, Maryam Heydari, Razieh Sheikhi, Somayeh Golbaz, Qadir Ashournejad, Majid Kermani, Faranak Golkhorshidi, Abdullah Barkhordari, Ahmad Jonidi Jafari, Mahdieh Delikhoon, Abbas Shahsavani

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This is the first such study investigating BTEX in this understudied, yet largely populated, region in the Middle East with attention geared towards spatial and diurnal trends, health effects of BTEX, and amount of BTEX emissions in gas stations versus CNG stations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)607-617
Number of pages11
JournalEnvironmental Pollution
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2019



  • BTEX
  • Gas/CNG station
  • Hazard quotient
  • LTCR
  • Risk assessment
  • Spatio-temporal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology
  • Pollution
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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