Record details

Title
    Mineralogical, chemical and toxicological characterization of the urban air particles
Author
    Bartoš, Tomáš
    Čupr, Pavel
    Flegrová, Zuzana
    Franců, Juraj
    Klánová, Jana
    Landlová, Linda
    Novák, Jiří
Language
    anglicky
Publication type
    článek v periodiku
Source title - serial
    Organohalogen Compounds
Vol./nr.
    Roč. 2008, č. 70
Pages
    4
Year
    2008
Thesaurus term
    deposition
    Particles
    PM
Keyword
    Air
    Characterization
    Chemical
    Mineralogical
    Particles
    Toxicological
    Urban
Abstract (in english)
   In spite of growing attention devoted to the effects of particles on human health, there are no studies linking the toxicological effects of particles to their size dependent chemical composition and the chemical compounds sorbed on their surfaces.In our study, a combination of methods was used to describe the morphology and potential of various size fractions of the PM, to determine the chemicals associated with their surfaces and to link it to toxicological effects and related risks. This set of information has to be considered when assessing the fate of organic compounds in the atmosphere including long-range transport and sink processes. Deposition (both dry and wet) rates will differ for various particle sizes as will differ also degradation rates of associated compounds.
Contributor
    MU Brno, Přírodovědecká fakulta
Contributor code
    MU, PřF
Source format
    R
Import date
    8. 8. 2012