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The effect whereby the smaller the particle size the greater the amounts of PAH carried, noted in the final row of the table, is likely to be largely a surface area effect. 4 Concluding comments A dispersion of fine particles in air is an example of an aerosol. The term applies equally to liquid droplets so dispersed. Here there is a point of contact both with the previous parts of the book on acid rain and the later part on volatile organic compounds. , Khandelwal P. R. N. H. , Koskentalo T. and Maenhaut W.

We can at the very least conclude that the release of each will be of the order of kilograms over a year’s motoring. 5 kg of VOC over 100000 miles; this can be compared with the figures in rows two and three. com 50 Volatile organic compounds (VOC) and ozone Atmospheric Pollution Vehicle manufacture is also a significant source of VOCs, which arise from the spray painting process. Manufacturers have implemented measures whereby such emissions are minimised. For example, Ford in the US work to a standard of 29 g of VOC per square metre of car surface painted.

We can’t tell you everything about Boot Camp, but expect a fast-paced, exhilarating and intense learning experience. It could be your toughest test yet, which is exactly what will make it your biggest opportunity. Find out more and apply online. com 63 Metals in the atmosphere Atmospheric Pollution 7. ) molar basis if the lead is present in elemental form. A similar figure has been set by the EPA in the US. There has been a dramatic reduction in lead release over the last thirty years since unleaded petrol came into widespread use (see next section).

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