Advertisement

Level of Pollutants Concentration in the Atmosphere of Lanzhou

  • Mikalai Filonchyk
  • Haowen Yan
Chapter

Abstract

We considered the data of gross pollutants and got an overall picture of air pollutions, largely originated from the emissions of industrial enterprises. A lot of low and irregular sources (transportation, boiler, heating, etc.) weren’t taken into account. However, in our opinion, the most objective and precise criterion for the air pollution was a concentration of impurities or the mass of the pollutants in the unit volume of air (mg/m3 or μg/m3).

References

  1. Cao, J. J., Wu, F., Chow, J. C., & Lee, S. C. (2005). Characterization and source apportionment of atmospheric organic and elemental carbon during fall and winter of 2003 in Xi'an, China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 5(11), 3127–3137.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Lanzhou Meteorological Administration (LMA). (2013). The weather report data in Lanzhou. Retrieved from http://qxj.lanzhou.gov.cn/
  3. Li, X., & Cheng, H. (2013). Influence of dust weather on air quality in Lanzhou City. Meteorological and Environmental Research, 11, 52–54. (in Chinese).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Seleguei, T. S., & Yurchenko, P. I. (1990). Potential scattering power day. Geography and Natural Resources, Novosibirsk: Science, 2, 132–137. (in Russian).Google Scholar
  5. Tanner, P. A., & Law, P. T. (2002). Effects of synoptic weather systems upon the air quality in an Asian megacity. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 136(1), 105–124.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Tao, J. H., Huang, Y. X., & Lu, D. R. (2007a). Influence of sand-dust activities in Hexi Corridor on PM10 concentration in Lanzhou and its assessment. Journal of Desert Research, 27(4), 272–276. (in Chinese).Google Scholar
  7. Tao, J. H., Huang, Y. X., & Deng-Rong, L. U. (2007b). Influence of sand-dust activities in Hexi Corridor on PM10 concentration in Lanzhou and its assessment. Journal of Desert Research, 27(4), 672–676. (in Chinese).Google Scholar
  8. Tie, X., Brasseur, G. P., Zhao, C. S., Granier, C., Massie, S., & Qin, Y. (2006). Chemical characterization of air pollution in Eastern China and the Eastern United States. Atmospheric Environment, 40(14), 2607–2625.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Wang, S., Yang, M., Bin, Q. I., Xin, C. L., & Yang, M. F. (1999a). Influence of sand-dust storms occurring over the Gansu Hexi District on the air pollution in Lanzhou City. Journal of Desert Research, 19(4), 354–358. (in Chinese).Google Scholar
  10. Wang, S., Zhang, L., Chen, C., & Yuan, J. (1999b). Retrospect and prospect for the studies of atmospheric environment in the Lanzhou area. Journal of Lanzhou University, 3, 189–201. (in Chinese).Google Scholar
  11. Wang, J., Hu, Z., Chen, Y., Chen, Z., & Xu, S. (2013a). Contamination characteristics and possible sources of PM10 and PM2.5 in different functional areas of Shanghai, China. Atmospheric Environment, 68(2), 221–229.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Wang, T., Yan, C. Z., Song, X., & Li, S. (2013b). Landsat images reveal trends in the Aeolian desertification in a source area for sand and dust storms in China’s Alashan plateau (1975–2007). Land Degradation and Development, 24(5), 422–429.Google Scholar
  13. Xiao, Z. H., Shao, L. Y., & Zhang, N. (2012). Physical and chemical characteristics of airborne particles and its effect on health in Lanzhou. Jiangsu: China University of Mining and Technology Press.Google Scholar
  14. Xu, H., Wang, Y., Wen, T., Yang, Y., & Zhao, Y. (2009). Characteristics and source apportionment of atmospheric aerosols at the summit of Mount Tai during summertime. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9(4), 16361–16379.Google Scholar
  15. Zhao, J. G., Wang, S. G., Wang, J. Y., Jian-Rong, B. I., Shi, J. S., & Wang, T. H. (2013a). Analysis of the relationship between pollution in Lanzhou City and ground meteorological factors. Journal of Lanzhou University, 49(4), 491–490. (in Chinese).Google Scholar
  16. Zhao, Y., Huang, A., Zhu, X., Zhou, Y., & Huang, Y. (2013b). The impact of the winter North Atlantic Oscillation on the frequency of spring dust storms over Tarim Basin in northwest China in the past half-century. Environmental Research Letters, 8(2), 1–5.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikalai Filonchyk
    • 1
  • Haowen Yan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Geographic Information Science, Faculty of GeomaticsLanzhou Jiaotong UniversityLanzhouChina

Personalised recommendations