Articles | Volume 22, issue 13
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 8473–8495, 2022
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 8473–8495, 2022
Research article
04 Jul 2022
Research article | 04 Jul 2022

Understanding aerosol composition in a tropical inter-Andean valley impacted by agro-industrial and urban emissions

Lady Mateus-Fontecha et al.

Data sets

Chemical composition of PM2.5 in Cauca River valley Colombia, V1 L. Mateus, A. Vargas, and R. Jimenez

Short summary
This study reports the chemical composition of regionally representative PM2.5 in an area densely populated and substantially industrialized, located in the inter-Andean valley, with the highest sugarcane yield in the world and where sugarcane is burned and harvested year round. We found that sugarcane burning is not portrayed as a distinguishable sample composition component. Instead, the composition analysis revealed multiple associations among sugarcane burning components and other sources.
Final-revised paper