E3S Web of Conferences
Volume 28, 2018X-th Scientific Conference Air Protection in Theory and Practice
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||10 January 2018|
Selected carbonyl compounds in the air of Silesia region
Institute of Environmental Engineering Polish Academy of Science, M. Skłodowskiej-Curie 34 street, 41-819 Zabrze, Poland
This study was carried out to characterize three aldehydes of health concern (formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, and acrolein) at a three sites in Silesian region (Poland) in January and June 2015. Aldehydes in polluted atmospheres comes from both primary and secondary sources, which limits the control strategies for these reactive compounds. Average aldehyde concentration in summer period lies in range from 3.13 μg/m3 to 10.43 μg/m3, in winter period in range from 29.0 μg/m3 to 32.2 μg/m3. Acetaldehyde was dominant compound in winter period, in summer formaldehyde concentration was highest of all determined aldehydes.
Key words: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) / carcinogenic PAHs / Picea abies / biomonitoring / non-heating time
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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