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Title: The application of IBA techniques to air pollution source fingerprinting and source apportionment
Authors: Cohen, D
Stelcer, E
Atanacio, A
Crawford, J
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2014
Publisher: Elsevier Science BV
Citation: Cohen, D.D., Stelcer, E., Atanacio, A., & Crawford, J. (2014). The application of iba techniques to air pollution source fingerprinting and source apportionment. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section B-Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 318, 113-118.
Abstract: IBA techniques have been used to measure elemental concentrations of more than 20 different elements found in fine particle (PM2.5) air pollution. These data together with their errors and minimum detectable limits were used in Positive Matrix Factorisation (PMF) analyses to quantitatively determine source fingerprints and their contributions to the total measured fine mass. Wind speed and direction back trajectory data from the global HYSPLIT codes were then linked to these PMF fingerprints to quantitatively identify the location of the sources. © 2014, Elsevier Ltd.
ISSN: 0168-583X
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