Investigating the effect of vegetation on the absorption of carbon dioxide (Case study: Yadavaran oil field)

  • Mohammad Velayatzadeh Industrial Safety Department, Caspian Institute of Higher Education, Qazvin, Iran
  • Sina Davazdah Emami
Keywords: Carbon dioxide;, Vegetation;, Trees;, Yadavaran oil field;, Iran


Introduction: One of the most important environmental issues related to the energy sector is the global climate change caused by the accumulation of greenhouse gases. Increasing the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere causes global warming, which has dangerous consequences. This research was conducted to investigate the effect of vegetation on the amount of carbon dioxide emissions in the Yadavaran oil field in 2017.

Materials and methods: In this research, information was collected and parameters were measured in 5 stations (Contractor Services Camp, Water Supply, Permanent camp, Green space and Pioneer camp) with 3 replications. Regarding the administrative and operational hours, measuring the parameters of research was carried out during the working hours of the day in spring and June 2017. In this study, the amount of temperature, velocity and wind direction of the dominant region, moisture content, oxygen content, green space and vegetation, buildings and barriers, and the distances and closeness of the emission sources and altitudes from the ground surface were taken.

Results: According to the results obtained in areas with vegetation and trees, at the pioneer camp and the water supply camp with increasing temperature, the amount of carbon dioxide has also increased. In the campus, the service contractor and the green area of the region with a decrease in temperature, carbon monoxide in the air was also downtrend.

Conclusion: The temperature and humidity did not affect the concentration of oxygen in the air, and it was the same in the five study areas.


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Velayatzadeh M, Davazdah Emami S. Investigating the effect of vegetation on the absorption of carbon dioxide (Case study: Yadavaran oil field). japh. 4(3):147-154.
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