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Emissions and air quality relationships for atmospheric trace metals

Cass, Glen R. and McRae, Gregory J. (1986) Emissions and air quality relationships for atmospheric trace metals. In: Toxic Metals in the Atmosphere. Advances in Environmental Science and Technology. No.17. Wiley , New York, NY, pp. 145-171. ISBN 9780471826545. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140922-141920198

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Abstract

Atmospheric particulate matter samples taken in urban and rural locations can be analyzed routinely for more than forty trace elements. With the increasing use of automated X-ray fluorescence and neutron activation analyses (Dzubay, 1977; Cooper, 1973), the cost of trace metals determination in airborne particulate samples has been greatly reduced. As a result, large volumes of data are being acquired that contain considerable chemical resolution, including concentration data on toxic trace elements like lead, arsenic, cadmium and nickel.


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