Articles | Volume 20, issue 1
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 539–559, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-539-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 539–559, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-539-2020

Research article 17 Jan 2020

Research article | 17 Jan 2020

Relationship between the molecular composition, visible light absorption, and health-related properties of smoldering woodsmoke aerosols

Lam Kam Chan et al.

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Aerosols from the low-intensity smoldering combustion of nine types of wood were generated in a controlled laboratory environment and subjected to chemical, physical, and biological and toxicological analysis. These smoldering woodsmoke aerosols have significant biological activity that is comparable to other combustion-derived sources. We describe the molecular composition of the woodsmoke aerosols and find links between specific compounds and aerosol optical–biological properties.
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