Background Information
Environmental Situation
Air Quality Assessment
Air Quality Improvement

Jerez de la Frontera

Environmental Situation
There are registered ozone exceedances between April and September due to the high values of solar radiation and the high temperatures in summer. The PM10 exceedances appear too, due to human and natural circumstances.

Because of the geographical situation of Jerez, it is very usual frequent episodes of particle intrusion, proceeding from the Sahara.

Since the analysis of the emission inventory on the Jerez de la Frontera, it is possible to obtain the whole pollutant emission, and the main activity sectors responsible for the same ones:
  • NOx (4.400 t/y): road transport (49%) and Portland Cement, Lime and Gypsum manufacturing (27%).
  • PM (690 t/y): road transport (24%), agriculture (15%) and livestock (15%).
  • COVNM (8.300 t/y): Food industries (35%), Biogenic (16%), agriculture (14%) and solvent and other product use (12%).
  • CH4 (4.600 t/y): Livestock (75%).
  • SO2 (2,400 t/y): Portland Cement, Lime and Gypsum manufacturing (39%) and Non metallic minerals industries (23%).
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