Investigations of the physical and chemical properties of ambient fine particles in urban schools
Crilley, Leigh R. (2013) Investigations of the physical and chemical properties of ambient fine particles in urban schools. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis reports a comprehensive study on the physical and chemical properties of airborne particles in Brisbane, especially around schools. The sources and potential toxicity of the particles were identified, enabling an assessment of the contributing factors to children's exposure at school. The results from this thesis give a quantitative estimate of the range of airborne particles that children are exposed to at urban schools with different traffic conditions.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)|
|Supervisor:||Ayoko, Godwin, Morawska, Lidia, & Jayaratne, Rohan|
|Keywords:||Organic Aerosols, Secondary Organic Aerosols, Vehicle emissions, Aerosol Mass Spectrometry, Reactive oxygen species, Elemental carbon/Organic carbon, On-road measurements, Elements, Exposure|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||16 Dec 2013 06:01|
|Last Modified:||07 Sep 2015 21:48|
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