Modelling Atmospheric Particle Concentrations on the Basis of Antropogenic Emissions

  • J. A. van Jaarsveld
  • E. D. G. van Zantvoort
Part of the NATO • Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 22)

Abstract

Health effects in relation to airborne suspended particulate matter (SPM) receive nowadays much attention in Europe and North America. The inhalable fraction of SPM consists mainly of particles with sizes below 10 μm (PM10) and is thought to be originating from antropogenic activities mainly. These activities lead partly to direct particle emissions and partly to the production of secondary particles such as ammonia-sulphate and ammonia-nitrate.

Keywords

Suspended Particulate Matter Roughness Length Secondary Aerosol Particle Size Classis Atmospheric Residence Time 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. van Jaarsveld
    • 1
  • E. D. G. van Zantvoort
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Air ResearchNational Institute of Public Health and the EnvironmentBilthovenThe Netherlands

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