Analysis and assessment of air quality in the city of Bialystok in 2012-2017


air quality, air monitoring, NOx, PM2.5, PM10


: The aim of the research was to assess the state of air pollution with mentioned pollution for the area of the city of Bialystok. The analysis was carried out using data from 2 air monitoring stations. The stations are owned by the Provincial Inspectorate for Environmental Protection in Bialystok. The work also compared the air quality in Bialystok with the air quality in the main voivodship
cities with a similar population: Olsztyn, Lublin, Bydgoszcz and two of the largest urban agglomerations in the country: Warsaw and Wroclaw. It was found that the quality of air in the city of Bialystok compared to the analyzed cities is the best. In addition, it was observed that increased concentrations of PM10 and PM2.5 suspended dust occur in Bialystok in the months of X-III, due to the low emission from combustion of fuels.

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