Developing chemical signatures of particulate air pollution in the Pearl River Delta region, China.

@article{Zheng2011DevelopingCS,
  title={Developing chemical signatures of particulate air pollution in the Pearl River Delta region, China.},
  author={Mei Qin Zheng and Yuan Guo Cheng and Limin Zeng and Yuanhang Zhang},
  journal={Journal of environmental sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 7},
  pages={1143-9}
}
PM2.5 samples were collected in a regional sampling network with three sites in Hong Kong and four sites in the adjacent inland Pearl River Delta (PRD) or Guangdong Province during four months/seasons from 2002-2003. Trans-boundary transport between Hong Kong and the inland PRD is inevitable under the influence of Asian monsoon. In summer, Hong Kong serves as the upwind site of the inland PRD while during other seasons it is under the influence of continental emissions. Previous studies have… CONTINUE READING