Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/5611
Title: Black carbon measurement in a coastal area of south China
Authors: Cheng, Y
Lee, SC 
Ho, KF
Wang, YQ
Cao, JJ
Chow, JC
Watson, JG
Keywords: Air mass
Atmospheric pollution
Black carbon
Carbon emission
Measurement method
Pollutant transport
Issue Date: Jun-2006
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Source: Journal of geophysical research. Atmospheres, June 2006, v. 111, no. D12, D12310, p.1-11 How to cite?
Journal: Journal of geophysical research. Atmospheres 
Abstract: To better understand anthropogenic pollution originating in Asia and its transport into the global atmosphere, black carbon (BC) emissions were measured continuously from June 2004 to May 2005 at Hok Tsui (22.13°N, 114.15°E). Hok Tsui is a continental outflow, downwind monitoring site, located in a coastal area near Hong Kong. Using an Aethalometer, hourly BC concentrations ranged from 63.0 ng/m³ to 17.3 μg/m³, showing a clear seasonal pattern with high concentrations in winter, spring, and fall and low values in summer. During the winter, high BC concentrations occurred frequently as a result of southward long-range transport of polluted air masses in the boundary layer over the Asian continent. Anthropogenic emissions in coastal areas of southeastern China were the major potential sources for the observed pollutants. During the summer, high BC concentrations were measured occasionally when the air masses came from the northwest. These anthropogenic pollutants were found to be regional in nature, originating from sources in the Pearl River Delta (PRD) region, which included emissions from residential and agricultural combustion, industry, power plants, motor vehicles, and ships.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/5611
ISSN: 2169-897X
EISSN: 2169-8996
DOI: 10.1029/2005JD006663
Rights: Copyright 2006 by the American Geophysical Union
Appears in Collections:Journal/Magazine Article

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Cheng_Black_Carbon_China.pdf1.34 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
Access
View full-text via PolyU eLinks SFX Query
Show full item record
PIRA download icon_1.1View/Download Contents

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

51
Last Week
0
Last month
0
Citations as of Jul 12, 2018

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

46
Last Week
0
Last month
1
Citations as of Jul 10, 2018

Page view(s)

159
Last Week
0
Last month
Citations as of Jul 9, 2018

Download(s)

187
Citations as of Jul 9, 2018

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.