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Prof. Tomasz Neumann

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Distribution of the International Marine Traffic Air Pollutant Emissions in the Port of Split
ABSTRACT: The paper describes the initial part of the research into the impact of the Port of Split marine traffic on the environment and the city. The Port of Split is situated in the middle of the Adriatic Sea and it is one of busiest marine traffic regions in the Mediterranean. The Port consists of six geographically separated basins, two of them for smaller vessels, other four for the international marine traffic. The paper presents type and size of vessels in basins, engine size, stay in Port and finally quantity of the international marine traffic air pollutant emission per each basin. The distribution of the international marine traffic and its air pollutant emission pinpoint exactly main sources of the emissions in the area around the city and its dependency on various factors linked to the vessels, showing that the city is encircled by with multiple pollution sources.
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Citation note:
Mihanović L., Lalić B., Bratić K., Stazić L.: Distribution of the International Marine Traffic Air Pollutant Emissions in the Port of Split. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 15, No. 3, doi:10.12716/1001.15.03.15, pp. 611-614, 2021

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