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Distinguishing Carbon Aerosols by Microscopy

  • R. G. Draftz

Abstract

A number of atmospheric aerosols such as quartz, calcite, feldspars, pollens, rubber tire fragments, sulfates, and nitrates hold rank as ubiquitous aerosols. The attention given to elemental carbon at a 1978 conference [1] and this symposium finally elevates elemental carbon to its rightful place among the ubiquitous aerosols. The widespread presence of these aerosols necessitates that they be included in the analytical protocol for any comprehensive air pollution study, especially those related to total suspended particulates non-attainment and visibility reduction.

Keywords

Elemental Carbon Atmospheric Aerosol Total Suspended Particulate Aerosol Sample Rubber Tire 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Draftz
    • 1
  1. 1.IIT Research InstituteChicagoUSA

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