Articles | Volume 21, issue 8
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 6297–6314, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6297-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 6297–6314, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6297-2021

Research article 26 Apr 2021

Research article | 26 Apr 2021

In-depth characterization of submicron particulate matter inter-annual variations at a street canyon site in northern Europe

Luis M. F. Barreira et al.

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We present results from the long-term measurements (5 years) of highly time-resolved atmospheric PM1 composition at an urban street canyon site. Overall, the results increased knowledge of the variability of PM1 concentration, composition, and sources in a traffic site and the implications for urban air quality. The investigation of pollution episodes showed that both local and long-range-transported pollutants can still cause elevated PM1 and PM2.5 concentrations in northern Europe.
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