Road Dust Emissions from Paved Roads Measured by Road Dust Monitoring Vehicle and Analysis of Trace Elements

도로 재비산먼지 이동측정차량을 이용한 도로 재비산먼지 측정과 도로먼지 미량원소 분석

  • Lee, Myung-Hwoon (Department of Air pollution Management, Korea Environment Corporation) ;
  • Shin, Jung-Sub (Department of Air pollution Management, Korea Environment Corporation) ;
  • Shin, Won-Geun (Department of Air pollution Management, Korea Environment Corporation) ;
  • Lee, Sang-Gu (Department of Air pollution Management, Korea Environment Corporation) ;
  • Kim, Cheong (Department of Air pollution Management, Korea Environment Corporation) ;
  • Lee, Chang (Department of Air pollution Management, Korea Environment Corporation)
  • 이명훈 (한국환경공단 대기관리처) ;
  • 신정섭 (한국환경공단 대기관리처) ;
  • 신원근 (한국환경공단 대기관리처) ;
  • 이상구 (한국환경공단 대기관리처) ;
  • 김종 (한국환경공단 대기관리처) ;
  • 이창 (한국환경공단 대기관리처)
  • Published : 2012.06.30


Paved road dust emissions were investigated 14 times on 12 main roads in Seo-Cho Gu, Seoul, Korea by vehicle-based mobile sampling system(Road Dust Monitoring System) during September to December 2011. Also, fourteen heavy metals present in the dust samples were analyzed by ICP. ICP analysis showed that one of major source of the road dust would be urban construction. A large amount of silt was found, which might be originated mainly from building construction and open beds of trees. Trace element and pollution indices of heavy metals(Cd, Cu, Ni, Pb, Zn) on the roads adjacent to the commercial area had higher concentrations than those on the roads adjacent to the construction and residential areas because of traffic density and heavy traffic.


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