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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-14139-2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-14139-2020
Research article
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21 Nov 2020
Research article |  | 21 Nov 2020

The determination of highly time-resolved and source-separated black carbon emission rates using radon as a tracer of atmospheric dynamics

Asta Gregorič, Luka Drinovec, Irena Ježek, Janja Vaupotič, Matevž Lenarčič, Domen Grauf, Longlong Wang, Maruška Mole, Samo Stanič, and Griša Močnik

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We present a new method for the determination of highly time-resolved and source-separated black carbon emission rates. The atmospheric dynamics is quantified using the atmospheric radon concentration. Different intensity and daily dynamics of black carbon emission rates for two different environments are presented: urban and rural area. The method can be used to assess the efficiency of pollution mitigation measures, thereby avoiding the influence of variable meteorology.
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