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Title: Size distribution of trace metals in ambient air of Agra
Authors: Lakhani, Anita
Parmar, R S
Satsangi, G S
Prakash, Satya
Keywords: Trace metal concentration
Aerosol
Size distribution
Enrichment factor
Issue Date: Dec-2008
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: Trace metals, viz. Al, Si, Ca, Mg, Fe, Mn, Pb, Ni, V, Cd, Sn, Cr, Cu and Zn were identified in size-fractionated aerosols of urban atmosphere of Agra. The metals that are largely soil derived, e.g. Al, Si, Ca and Mg had highest concentrations and exhibited a bimodal pattern with larger fraction in the coarse mode. Other metals, viz. Fe, Mn, Pb, Ni, V, Cd, Sn, Cr, Cu and Zn were found to dominate in the fine mode consistent with their anthropogenic origin. Source identification has been further confirmed by enrichment factor calculations.
Page(s): 434-442
ISSN: 0367-8393
Source:IJRSP Vol.37(6) [December 2008]

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