Articles | Volume 15, issue 14
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-7877-2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-7877-2015
Review article
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17 Jul 2015
Review article |  | 17 Jul 2015

Overview of receptor-based source apportionment studies for speciated atmospheric mercury

I. Cheng, X. Xu, and L. Zhang

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Current knowledge of receptor-based studies using speciated atmospheric mercury is reviewed and recommendations for future research needs are provided.
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