Highlights

•    Population environmental awareness has brought to include odors among pollutants.
•    Sensorial and analytical methods are used to evaluate odor concentration, using human panels or instruments.
•    Air dispersion model evaluate the impact of odors on receptors using meteorological, topographical and emission data.
•    MSW and livestock farming are responsible for unpleasant odors, terpenes, hydrocarbons, oxygenated compounds, NH3 and H2S.
•    Different strategies can be used to prevent, disperse, minimize the nuisance or remove odorants from emission.

 

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