Sky-scattered solar radiation based plume transmissivity measurement to quantify soot emissions from flares.

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For gas flares typical of the upstream energy industry and similar point sources, most current methods for characterizing soot emissions are based on plume opacity rather than a quantitative measure of mass flux. The absence of more quantitative approaches is indicative of the inherent complexity of soot and the difficulties in characterizing emissions in… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/es1024838

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