Articles | Volume 19, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14173–14193, 2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14173–14193, 2019

Research article 25 Nov 2019

Research article | 25 Nov 2019

Gaseous, PM2.5 mass, and speciated emission factors from laboratory chamber peat combustion

John G. Watson et al.

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Although peat burning is a common global emission source, region-specific emission factors are lacking. This work fills that gap for six peat-bearing regions. It is also shown through simulated aging with an oxidation flow reactor that potential aerosol mass changes during transport.
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