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ODOUR POLLUTION AT THE COASTAL TOWN OF LUMUT, PERAK, MALAYSIA

Nayan N, Hashim M, Saleh M, Mahat H, See K L, Norkhaidi S B, Normelani E, Purwantara S, Khotimah N.

Abstract
Stench related to odouris one of the main issues in human physical surroundings nowadays.Thisarticle aims to study the odour pollution level in Lumut town, Perak. Lumut town has been selected as a study area with six stations involved. Data collection was done by using the OMX-SRM Handheld Odour Meter to measure the odour rate levels in October 2017, which covers morning, noon and evening observations. The intensity of the odour in Lumut is at an extreme level, especially in the afternoon. The minimum value recorded for all stations is 1.17 OU/M3, the maximum value is at 22.23 OU/M3, and an average is at 7.72 OU/M3.The diversity of human activity has become a source of rising levels of odour in Lumut town. Hence, local authorities should take appropriate action as the Lumut town is one of the major tourist destinations in Perak State.

Key words: Odour Pollution, environmental pollution, waste stench, Lumut Town.


 
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Nayan N, Hashim M, Saleh M, Mahat H, See K L, Norkhaidi S B, Normelani E, Purwantara S, Khotimah N. ODOUR POLLUTION AT THE COASTAL TOWN OF LUMUT, PERAK, MALAYSIA. JCR. 2020; 7(8): 748-755. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.08.162


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Nayan N, Hashim M, Saleh M, Mahat H, See K L, Norkhaidi S B, Normelani E, Purwantara S, Khotimah N. ODOUR POLLUTION AT THE COASTAL TOWN OF LUMUT, PERAK, MALAYSIA. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=112820 [Access: August 17, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.08.162


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Nayan N, Hashim M, Saleh M, Mahat H, See K L, Norkhaidi S B, Normelani E, Purwantara S, Khotimah N. ODOUR POLLUTION AT THE COASTAL TOWN OF LUMUT, PERAK, MALAYSIA. JCR. 2020; 7(8): 748-755. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.08.162



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Nayan N, Hashim M, Saleh M, Mahat H, See K L, Norkhaidi S B, Normelani E, Purwantara S, Khotimah N. ODOUR POLLUTION AT THE COASTAL TOWN OF LUMUT, PERAK, MALAYSIA. JCR. (2020), [cited August 17, 2021]; 7(8): 748-755. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.08.162



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Nayan N, Hashim M, Saleh M, Mahat H, See K L, Norkhaidi S B, Normelani E, Purwantara S, Khotimah N (2020) ODOUR POLLUTION AT THE COASTAL TOWN OF LUMUT, PERAK, MALAYSIA. JCR, 7 (8), 748-755. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.08.162



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Nayan N, Hashim M, Saleh M, Mahat H, See K L, Norkhaidi S B, Normelani E, Purwantara S, Khotimah N. 2020. ODOUR POLLUTION AT THE COASTAL TOWN OF LUMUT, PERAK, MALAYSIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (8), 748-755. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.08.162



Chicago Style

Nayan N, Hashim M, Saleh M, Mahat H, See K L, Norkhaidi S B, Normelani E, Purwantara S, Khotimah N. "ODOUR POLLUTION AT THE COASTAL TOWN OF LUMUT, PERAK, MALAYSIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 748-755. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.08.162



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Nayan N, Hashim M, Saleh M, Mahat H, See K L, Norkhaidi S B, Normelani E, Purwantara S, Khotimah N. "ODOUR POLLUTION AT THE COASTAL TOWN OF LUMUT, PERAK, MALAYSIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.8 (2020), 748-755. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.08.162



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Nayan N, Hashim M, Saleh M, Mahat H, See K L, Norkhaidi S B, Normelani E, Purwantara S, Khotimah N (2020) ODOUR POLLUTION AT THE COASTAL TOWN OF LUMUT, PERAK, MALAYSIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (8), 748-755. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.08.162