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Atmospheric Fate and Behaviour

  • Mat F Simcik

Abstract

When one speaks of the atmospheric fate and behaviour of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) there are many subjects such as sources, transport, partitioning, deposition, exchange processes, and reactions that must be included. These subjects are often interdependent, and act either to facilitate or hinder human exposure. This chapter will focus primarily on the partitioning, deposition, exchange and reactions of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), polychlorinated dibenzo-furans (PCDFs) and chlorinated pesticides.

Keywords

Mass Transfer Coefficient Deposition Velocity Total Suspended Particulate Quantitative Structure Activity Relationship Washout Ratio 
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