Articles | Volume 18, issue 16
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11793–11812, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11793-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11793–11812, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11793-2018
Research article
20 Aug 2018
Research article | 20 Aug 2018

First long-term and near real-time measurement of trace elements in China's urban atmosphere: temporal variability, source apportionment and precipitation effect

Yunhua Chang et al.

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We continuously performed a one-year and hourly-resolved measurement of 18 atmospheric elements in PM2.5 in Shanghai megacity. Here our high time-resolution observations over a long-term period provide baseline data with high detail, which are of great use for examining acute exposure of morbidity and mortality risk in association with PM2.5 metal species in China's megacities.
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