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Determinants of black carbon, particle mass and number concentrations in London transport microenvironments

Research paper by IoarRivasa, PrashantKumarab, AlexHagen-Zankera, Maria de FatimaAndradec, Anne DorotheeSlovicc, John P.Pritchardd, Karst T.Geursd

Indexed on: 26 Oct '17Published on: 01 Jul '17Published in: Atmospheric Environment



Abstract

•Wind speed and ambient concentrations were main predictors in above-ground modes.•Ambient PM concentrations explained more variability than wind speed.•Wind speed had a strongest effect on bus concentrations compared to car and walking.•Underground line and train's type of windows explained 90% of the variation in PM.•PM in bus was better explained by ambient concentrations at high spatial resolution.