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Volume 14, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12915–12930, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-12915-2014
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Research article 08 Dec 2014

Research article | 08 Dec 2014

Reactive oxygen species associated with water-soluble PM2.5 in the southeastern United States: spatiotemporal trends and source apportionment

V. Verma et al.

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The major emission sources of the reactive oxygen species (ROS) associated with ambient particulate matter in the southeastern United States were identified. The study shows biomass burning and secondary aerosol formation as the major sources contributing to the ROS-generating capability of ambient particles. The ubiquitous nature of these two sources suggests widespread population exposures to the toxic aerosol components.
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