On Trend Association Analysis of Time Series of Atmospheric Pollutants and Meteorological Variables in Mexico City Metropolitan Area

  • Victor Almanza
  • Ildar Batyrshin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6718)


The paper studies trend associations between atmospheric pollutants and meteorological variables time series of Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) by applying the Moving Approximation Transform (MAP). This recently introduced technique measures and visualizes associations of the dynamics between different time series in the form of an association network. The paper studies associations between 5 atmospheric pollutants (SO2, O3, NO2, NOx and PM2.5) and 7 meteorological variables (mean wind velocity, minimum, average and maximum values of both temperature and relative humidity) measured daily during one year in three meteorological stations located in different zones of MCMA. These associations were studied for 4 seasons characterized by different meteorological conditions. For considered stations atmospheric pollutants and meteorological variables for different seasons positive and negative associations have been found and explained.


Time series data mining trend associations MAP transform atmospheric pollutants 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor Almanza
    • 1
  • Ildar Batyrshin
    • 1
  1. 1.Mexican Institute of PetroleumMexico CityMexico

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