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Measurement of Black Carbon Concentration and Comparison with PM10 and PM2.5 Concentrations monitored at the Chungcheong Province in Korea.

충청지역 블랙카본 농도 측정 및 PM10, PM2.5 농도와의 비교 분석 연구

  • Cha, Youngbum (School of Mechanical Engineering, Korea University of Technology and Education) ;
  • Lee, Shihyoung (School of Mechanical Engineering, Korea University of Technology and Education) ;
  • Lee, Jeonghoon (School of Mechanical Engineering, Korea University of Technology and Education)
  • 차영범 (한국기술교육대학교 기계공학부) ;
  • 이시형 (한국기술교육대학교 기계공학부) ;
  • 이정훈 (한국기술교육대학교 기계공학부)
  • Received : 2017.05.18
  • Accepted : 2017.06.13
  • Published : 2017.06.30

Abstract

In order to characterize atmospheric aerosols in Chungcheong area, black carbon concentration, which is known to be closely related to global warming, was measured and compared with $PM_{10}$, $PM_{2.5}$ concentrations and various meteorological parameters such as wind velocity and wind direction. Multi Angle Absorption Photometer (MAAP), a filter-based equipment, was used for the black carbon measurement, and the $PM_{10}$, $PM_{2.5}$ concentrations, wind velocity and wind direction were provided by the local monitoring stations. Black carbon concentration was monitored to be high in spring and winter but low in fall. $PM_{10}$ concentration was observed to be high when westerly wind was strong.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국기술교육대학교, 한국연구재단

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