Previous Next Contents Vol 8 6. Environmental problems - Chemical approaches. Advanced data analysis techniques were used to determine the sources of fine particles at two sites, providing information for future pollution reduction strategies not only at the study sites but in other areas of the world as well.
Environmental Chemistry 8 6 569-580 https: Conditional probability function analysis was used to determine the most likely directions of the sources. C Corresponding author.
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In this study, samples of particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter less than 2. The receptor model Positive Matrix Factorisation was used to analyse the samples. The sources identified included secondary sulfate, motor vehicles, soil, sea salt and biomass burning.
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Subscriber Login Username: Samples were collected during 2007—10 at the Rocklea site and 2009—10 at the South Brisbane site. You are here: Determining the sources of fine particle is therefore critical for developing strategies to reduce their adverse effects. Additional keywords: Shopping Cart: Future air quality control strategies may focus on the particular sources identified in the analysis.