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Published by An American Chemical Society Publication .
Written in English


  • Atmospheric pollution,
  • Environmental chemistry,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Aerosols,
  • Air,
  • Congresses,
  • Dust,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Pollution

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJeffrey S. Gaffney (Editor), Nancy A. Marley (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8227166M
ISBN 100841239169
ISBN 109780841239166

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Urban aerosols have been identified as important species of concern due to their potential health and environmental impacts. This symposium series book will. Urban aerosols have been identified as important species of concern due to their potential health and environmental impacts. This symposium series book will describe the basic chemistry and physics Read more. Urban aerosols (fine airborne particulate matter) have received considerable attention because of their links with increased urban hospitalizations from determining the type and extent of the exposures and the possible future impacts to the exposed population This book is a result of that symposium. Much of the. Introduction to Urban Aerosols and Their Impacts. Marley and Gaffney. ACS Symposium Series, Volume , pp 2– Abstract: Atmospheric aerosols, or particulate matter, may be solid or liquid, with effective diameters from ~ to ~ μm. They can be emitted in particulate form directly into the.

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The urban aerosol is dominated by anthropogenic sources. Aerosol mass concentrations in urban areas range from a few tens of μg/m 3 to 1 mg/m 3 during air pollution episodes in heavily polluted cities in developing countries. Below are photos taken in Guangzhou, China and Mumbai, India, during the air pollution episodes. That’s true, but aerosols play a critical role in the process. In fact, most clouds owe their existence to aerosols that serve as the tiny “seeds,” called cloud condensation nuclei. Natural aerosols—often sulfates, sea salt or ammonium salts—are the most common condensation nuclei in pristine by: 1. China is the most populous and fastest growing nation in the world. In addition, China’s gross domestic product is growing by ~10 percent per year (Freemantle, ). This extraordinary economic growth is associated with increases in anthropogenic pollutants, such as aerosols and ozone precursors. A Numerical Study of Urban Aerosol Impacts on Clouds and Precipitation JI-YOUNG HAN AND JONG-JIN BAIK The impacts of urban aerosols on clouds and precipitation are investigated using a spectral (bin) micro- and urban air pollution, it is considered that there is low-level heating in the urban area and that the aerosol.