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Polar organic tracers in PM(2.5) aerosols from forests in eastern China

Wang W, Wu M, Li L, Zhang T, Liu X, Feng J, Li H, Wang Y, Sheng G, Claeys M, Fu J ...see all

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, vol. 8, issue 24 (2008) pp. 7507-7518

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Abstract

Photooxidation products of biogenic volatile organic compounds, mainly isoprene and monoterpenes, are significant sources of atmospheric particulate matter in forested regions. The objectives of this study were to examine time series and diel variations of polar organic tracers for the photooxidation of isoprene and alpha-pinene to investigate whether they are linked with meteorological parameters or trace gases, and to determine their carbon contributions. In addition, the biogenic secondary organic carbon contributions from isoprene were estimated. PM(2.5) (particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter

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Authors

  • W Wang

  • M H Wu

  • L Li

  • T Zhang

  • X D Liu

  • J L Feng

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