Table 2 CGPM and AERMOD estimation of pollutants’ concentrations at the target locations.

From: Analytical Study of Fuel Switching from Heavy Fuel Oil to Natural Gas in clay brick factories at Arab Abu Saed, Greater Cairo

Location Dispersion Model Pollutants’ concentrations (μg/m3)/hour
PM10 SO2 NO2
HFO NG HFO NG HFO NG
Ikhsas town CGPM 1508.3 60.4 949.26 114.52 298.34 226.72
AERMOD 1356.4 52.45 1309.2 99.404 358.4 229.18
Barnasht town CGPM 1102.7 44.2 963.09 83.72 302.7 230.0
AERMOD 1172.9 45.34 1131.9 85.937 309.8 198.13
Tabbin town CGPM 1137.3 23.7 691.30 86.35 217.27 145.5
AERMOD 847.87 32.77 818.91 62.12 223.96 143.22
Minya town CGPM 1788.9 71.6 1127.9 135.8 354.4 269.4
AERMOD 1744.3 67.43 1683.2 127.8 460.75 294.65
Qibiliya town CGPM 935.40 37.5 890.38 71.02 279.8 212.6
AERMOD 1567.7 60.6 1512.8 114.86 414.12 264.82
Tabbin South Monitoring Station CGPM 529.21 21.2 1516.2 192.85 476.52 273.77
AERMOD 1723.3 66.62 1663.0 126.26 455.2 291.11
Tabbin Ambient Monitoring Station CGPM 1064.23 40.92 951.95 77.55 299.18 147.46
AERMOD 858.08 33.172 828.04 62.87 226.6 144.95