Hewitt, C. N. and RASHED, M B (1991) THE DEPOSITION OF SELECTED POLLUTANTS ADJACENT TO A MAJOR RURAL HIGHWAY. Atmospheric Environment: Part A - General Topics, 25 (5-6). pp. 979-983.Full text not available from this repository.
Deposition fluxes of Pb, Cd and Cu, the organic compounds of lead and eight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) compounds have been measured over a period of 1 year at distances up to 50 m from a major rural highway in northwest England. A rapid decline in deposition fluxes with distance from the road edge was observed, with background fluxes seen at 50 m. Dry deposition velocities in the range 0.1-1.0 cm s-1 and washout ratios in the range 24-129 were seen for the three metals. It is estimated that 13.7% of the Pb, 11.8% of the organic lead and 4.6% of the total PAH emitted by vehicles on the highway are deposited on the central reservation or within 50 m of the carriageway.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Atmospheric Environment: Part A - General Topics|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||DEPOSITION FLUXES ; HEAVY METALS ; POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS ; VEHICLE POLLUTION ; AROMATIC-HYDROCARBONS ; LEAD ; CADMIUM|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre|
|Deposited On:||25 Nov 2011 12:48|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 19:53|
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