Articles | Volume 16, issue 18
Research article
20 Sep 2016
Research article |  | 20 Sep 2016

Source apportionment of atmospheric ammonia before, during, and after the 2014 APEC summit in Beijing using stable nitrogen isotope signatures

Yunhua Chang, Xuejun Liu, Congrui Deng, Anthony J. Dore, and Guoshun Zhuang

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