Articles | Volume 21, issue 4
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 2569–2583, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-2569-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 2569–2583, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-2569-2021

Measurement report 22 Feb 2021

Measurement report | 22 Feb 2021

Measurement report: Distinct emissions and volatility distribution of intermediate-volatility organic compounds from on-road Chinese gasoline vehicles: implication of high secondary organic aerosol formation potential

Rongzhi Tang et al.

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We performed chassis dynamometer experiments to investigate the emissions and secondary organic aerosol (SOA) formation potential of intermediate volatility organic compounds (IVOCs) from an on-road Chinese gasoline vehicle. High IVOC emission factors (EFs) and distinct volatility distribution were recognized. Our results indicate that vehicular IVOCs contribute significantly to SOA, implying the importance of reducing IVOCs when making air pollution control policies in urban areas of China.
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