Articles | Volume 17, issue 2
Research article
30 Jan 2017
Research article |  | 30 Jan 2017

Potential sources and processes affecting speciated atmospheric mercury at Kejimkujik National Park, Canada: comparison of receptor models and data treatment methods

Xiaohong Xu, Yanyin Liao, Irene Cheng, and Leiming Zhang

Data sets

Atmospheric Mercury Network (AMNet) National Atmospheric Deposition Program

Canadian National Atmospheric Chemistry Particulate Matter Database for 2009­–2010 (NatChem) Environment Canada

National Air Pollution Surveillance data for 2009­–2010 (NAPS) Environment Canada

Historical Climate Data Environment Canada

Short summary
This study addresses two issues related to source–receptor analysis of speciated atmospheric mercury: (1) comparing PMF and PCA and (2) testing different approaches in data selection for PMF modeling.
Final-revised paper