Distinguishing Carbon Aerosols by Microscopy
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  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.
KeywordsCombustion Quartz Starch Dust Carbide
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