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Assessing the Protection Provided by Facepiece Filtering Respirator: New Model Involving Spherical Porous Layer with Annular Peripheral Opening

Ilnar T. Mukhametzanov, Sergey A. Grinshpun , Shamil K. Zaripov , Artur K. Gilfanov

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.07.0466 | Volume: 16| Issue: 10| Pages: 2428-2437
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Performance of a Robotic Weighing System and Quality Practices for Gravimetric Mass Measurements

A. Paige Presler-Jur , Prakash Doraiswamy, Frank X. Weber, Okisha Hammond, Lisa C. Greene, R.K.M. Jayanty

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.12.0670 | Volume: 16| Issue: 10| Pages: 2438-2451
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Characterization of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs), Iron and Black Carbon within Street Dust from a Steel Industrial City, Central China

Jiaquan Zhang , Changlin Zhan, Hongxia Liu, Ting Liu, Ruizhen Yao, Tianpeng Hu, Wensheng Xiao, Xinli Xing, Hongmei Xu, Junji Cao

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.02.0085 | Volume: 16| Issue: 10| Pages: 2452-2461
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Loading Rates of Dust and Metals in Residential Houses of Arid and Dry Climatic Regions

Amjad M. Shraim , Duna A. Alenazi, Abdel-Salam G. Abdel-Salam, Prashant Kumar

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.10.0611 | Volume: 16| Issue: 10| Pages: 2462-2473
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Emission Scenarios and Health Impacts of Air Pollutants in Goa

Sumit Sharma , Kavita Vithal Patil

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.12.0664 | Volume: 16| Issue: 10| Pages: 2474-2487
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Risk Assessment of PAH Exposure Involving Metal Working Fluids in Fastener Manufacturing Industries

Hsiu-Ling Chen , Yu-Chun Wu, Mei-Ru Chen, Jui-Shu Chou, Shu-Kai Zheng, Jia-Zhong Hou

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.08.0368 | Volume: 16| Issue: 12| Pages: 3212-3221
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Analysis of the Effect of Meteorological Factors on PM2.5-Associated PAHs during Autumn-Winter in Urban Nanchang

Xiaojun Liu, Chunmei Li, Hong Tu, Yanyan Wu, Chen Ying, Qing Huang, Sheng Wu, Qinghong Xie, Zhaokang Yuan, Yuanan Lu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.08.0351 | Volume: 16| Issue: 12| Pages: 3222-3229
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Characterization of Particulate Matter Profiling and Alveolar Deposition from Biomass Burning in Northern Thailand: The 7-SEAS Study

Hsiao-Chi Chuang, Ta-Chih Hsiao , Sheng-Hsiang Wang, Si-Chee Tsay, Neng-Huei Lin

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.08.0502 | Volume: 16| Issue: 11| Pages: 2897-2906
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Deposition and Impact of Urban Atmospheric Dust on Two Medicinal Plants during Different Seasons in NCR Delhi

Gyan Prakash Gupta, Bablu Kumar, Sudha Singh, Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.04.0272 | Volume: 16| Issue: 11| Pages: 2920-2932
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A Survey of VOC Emissions from Rendering Plants

Fernanda D. Guerra, Gary Douglas Smith Jr., Frank Alexis , Daniel C. Whitehead

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.09.0391 | Volume: 17| Issue: 1| Pages: 209-217
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Association of Particulate Matter Impact on Prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Ahvaz, Southwest Iran during 2009–2013

Mehran Khaefi, Sahar Geravandi, Ghasem Hassani, Ahmad Reza Yari, Farhad Soltani, Sina Dobaradaran, Sasan Moogahi, Mohammad Javad Mohammadi , Mohammad Mahboubi, Nadali Alavi, Majid Farhadi, Yusef Omidi Khaniabadi

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.11.0628 | Volume: 17| Issue: 1| Pages: 230-237
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Current Status and Atmospheric Mercury Emissions Associated with Large-Scale Gold Smelting Industry in China

Jiajia Gao, Tao Yue , Penglai Zuo , Yu Liu, Li Tong, Chenlong Wang, Xiaoxi Zhang, Shufang Qi

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.01.0033 | Volume: 17| Issue: 1| Pages: 238-244
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Characterization and Exposure Assessment of Odor Emissions from Laser Cutting of Plastics in the Optical Film Industry

Yun-Jung Chan, Tzu-Hsuen Yuan, Hui-Chu Sun, Ta-Chang Lin

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.04.0136 | Volume: 16| Issue: 9| Pages: 2216-2226
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Characteristics of Respirable Particulate Metals Emitted by a Beehive Firework Display in YanShuei Area of Southern Taiwan

Chih-Chung Lin, Jen-Hsiung Tsai, Kuo-Lin Huang, C. Kuei-Jyum Yeh, Hsiu-Lin Chen , Shui-Jen Chen , Jia-Twu Lee, Yi-Chin Hsieh

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.08.0346 | Volume: 16| Issue: 9| Pages: 2227-2236
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Using Atmospheric Visibility to Assess the Effects of Air Pollution on Hospital Admissions for Respiratory Diseases

Chia-Chi Lung, Szu-Chieh Chen, Chia-Hsin Yang, Yu-Chieh Chen, Shih-Yu Chang , Wen-Chang Tseng, Su-Ching Liu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.03.0111 | Volume: 16| Issue: 9| Pages: 2237-2244
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Physiological Responses to Acute Airborne Particle Exposure during Maximal Aerobic Power

Giorgio Buonanno , Luca Stabile, Daniela Lecce, Angelo Rodio, Fernanda C. Fuoco

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.04.0208 | Volume: 16| Issue: 8| Pages: 1922-1930
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Pollution Characteristics and Diurnal Variations in Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Indoor and Outdoor Air from Vehicle Dismantler Factories in Southern Taiwan

Yan-You Gou, Yi-Chyun Hsu, How-Ran Chao , Danielle E. Que, Lemmuel L. Tayo, Ching-Hsuan Lin, Shin Ming Huang, Cheng-Hsien Tsai, Shun-I Shih

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.06.0249 | Volume: 16| Issue: 8| Pages: 1931-1941
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Formation, Reduction and Emission Behaviors of CBzs and PCDD/Fs from Cement Plants

Ye-Qing Li, Ming-Xiu Zhan, Tong Chen , Jiang Zhang, Xiao-Dong Li, Jian-Hua Yan, Alfons Buekens

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.01.0045 | Volume: 16| Issue: 8| Pages: 1942-1953
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Excess Lifetime Cancer Risk Assessment of Volatile Organic Compounds Emitted from a Petrochemical Industrial Complex

 

Ming-Jen Chen, Ching-Ho Lin, Chin-Hsing Lai, Li-Hsin Cheng, Ya-Hui Yang, Li-Jen Huang, Shu-Hsing Yeh, Hui-Tsung Hsu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0372 | Volume: 16| Issue: 8| Pages: 1954-1966
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Risk Assessment of Indoor Formaldehyde and Other Carbonyls in Campus Environments in Northwestern China

Steven Sai Hang Ho, Yan Cheng , Yi Bai, Kin Fai Ho, Wen Ting Dai, Jun Ji Cao, Shun Cheng Lee, Yu Huang, Ho Sai Simon Ip, Wen Jing Deng, Wei Guo

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0312 | Volume: 16| Issue: 8| Pages: 1967-1980
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Emission and Species Distribution of Mercury during Thermal Treatment of Coal Fly Ash

Yi Wang, Lin Shi , Pen-Chi Chiang , Xiao-Fang Mou, Hong-Ji Liang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.04.0135 | Volume: 16| Issue: 7| Pages: 1701-1712
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Personal Exposure and Dose of Inhaled Ambient Particulate Matter Bound Metals in Five European Cities

Eleni Mammi-Galani, Eleftheria Chalvatzaki, Mihalis Lazaridis

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.09.0536 | Volume: 16| Issue: 6| Pages: 1452-1463
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Air Quality, Patterns and Otolaryngology Health Effects of Air Pollutants in Beijing in 2013

Fengying Zhang , Jin Xu, Li Wang, Jinmei Lu, Yonghua Li, Yong Ni, Wuyi Wang , Thomas Krafft

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0297 | Volume: 16| Issue: 6| Pages: 1464-1472
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Emissions Study and Estimation of Carbon Dioxide Production from Jatropha Curcas Oil Biodiesel

Yo-Ping Greg Wu , Ya-Fen Lin, Shu-Han Chang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.07.0479 | Volume: 16| Issue: 5| Pages: 1222-1233
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Levels and Health Risk of Carbonyl Compounds in Air of the Library in Guangzhou, South China

Huixiong Lü, Jun-Jian Tian, Quan-Ying Cai , Sheng Wen, Yonglin Liu, Ning Li

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.09.0533 | Volume: 16| Issue: 5| Pages: 1234-1243
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Investigating the Health Effects of Exposure to Criteria Pollutants Using AirQ2.2.3 in Shiraz, Iran

Aezam Mohammadi, Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor , Abbas Shahsavani, Hamidreza Tabatabaee

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.07.0434 | Volume: 16| Issue: 4| Pages: 1035-1043
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Ambient Air Heavy Metals in PM2.5 and Potential Human Health Risk Assessment in an Informal Electronic-Waste Recycling Site of China

Xiangbin Zheng, Xijin Xu, Taofeek Akangbe Yekeen, Yuling Zhang, Aimin Chen, Stephani S. Kim, Kim N. Dietrich, Shuk-Mei Ho, Shu-An Lee, Tiina Reponen , Xia Huo

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.11.0292 | Volume: 16| Issue: 2| Pages: 388-397
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Emission Characteristics and Concentrations of Gaseous Pollutants in Environmental Moxa Smoke

Jian Huang, Yu-Hai Huang, Min Yee Lim, Jing-Ying Zhang, Bai-Xiao Zhao , Xiao-Bin Jin, Jin-Liang Zhang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.01.0027 | Volume: 16| Issue: 2| Pages: 398-404
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Levels of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Air-Conditioner Filter Dust Used to Assess Health Risks in Clinic and Electronic Plant Employees

Hui-Ming Chou, Cheng-Chih Kao, Kuo Pin Chuang, Chieh Lin, Cherng-Gueih Shy, Rong-Fu Chen, Chih-Chung Tsai, Chun-Yu Chuang, Ying-Chieh Cheng, Chih-Cheng Chen, How-Ran Chao

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.09.0541 | Volume: 16| Issue: 1| Pages: 184-194
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Airborne Nanoparticle Pollution in a Wire Electrical Discharge Machining Workshop and Potential Health Risks

Rui Chen, Xiaofei Shi, Ru Bai, Weiqing Rang, Lingling Huo, Lin Zhao, Dingxin Long, David Y.H. Pui, Chunying Chen

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.09.0219 | Volume: 15| Issue: 1| Pages: 284-294
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In-Vehicle Exposure to Ultrafine Particles While Driving through a Tunnel System and Associated Lung Deposition Calculations

Pierre Madl, Hussain Majid , Felicitas Kwasny, Werner Hofmann

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.01.0013 | Volume: 15| Issue: 1| Pages: 295-305
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Short Term Health Effects of Particulate Matter: A Comparison between Wood Smoke and Multi-Source Polluted Urban Areas in Chile

Luis Díaz-Robles , Samuel Cortés, Alberto Vergara-Fernández, Juan Carlos Ortega

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2013.10.0316 | Volume: 15| Issue: 1| Pages: 306-318
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Characterizing Particulate Pollutants in an Enclosed Museum in Shanghai, China

Lina Wang, Guangli Xiu , Yuanxiang Chen, Fangyuan Xu, Laiming Wu, Danian Zhang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2013.12.0360 | Volume: 15| Issue: 1| Pages: 319-328
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Impact of Elevated Ozone on Growth, Yield and Nutritional Quality of Two Wheat Species in Northern India

Ritu Tomer, Arti Bhatia , Vinod Kumar, Amit Kumar, Renu Singh, Bhupinder Singh, S.D. Singh

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2013.12.0354 | Volume: 15| Issue: 1| Pages: 329-340
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Characteristics of Organic Carbon and Elemental Carbon in the Ambient Air of Coking Plant

Xiaofeng Liu, Lin Peng , Huiling Bai, Ling Mu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.12.0331 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1485-1493
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Indoor Level of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in the Home Environment and Assessment of Human Health Risks

Cherng-Gueih Shy, Yi-Chyun Hsu , Shun-I Shih, Kuo Pin Chuang, Chun-Wen Lin, Chi-Wei Wu, Chun-Yu Chuang, How-Ran Chao

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0291 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1494-1505
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Improving the Removal Efficiency of Elemental Mercury by Pre-Existing Aerosol Particles in Double Dielectric Barrier Discharge Treatments

Qing Li, Jingkun Jiang , Lei Duan, Jianguo Deng, Lun Jiang, Zhen Li, Jiming Hao

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.12.0334 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1506-1513
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Surface and Column-Integrated Aerosol Properties of Heavy Haze Events in January 2013 over the North China Plain

Li Sun, Xiangao Xiangao Xia , Pucai Wang, Renjian Zhang, Huizheng Che, Zhaoze Deng, Ye Fei, Liang Ran, Xiaoyan Meng

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.10.0252 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1514-1524
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Establishing the Association between Quarterly/Seasonal Air Pollution Exposure and Asthma using Geospatial Approach

Amit Kumar Gorai , Francis Tuluri, Paul B. Tchounwou , Neha Shaw, Kumar Gourav Jain

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.09.0218 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1525-1544
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Comparison of Nanoparticle Exposure Levels Based on Facility Type—Small-Scale Laboratories, Large-Scale Manufacturing Workplaces, and Unintended Nanoparticle-Emitting Workplaces

Seunghon Ham, Sunju Kim, Naroo Lee, Pilje Kim, Igchun Eom, Perng-Jy Tsai, Kiyoung Lee, Chungsik Yoon

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.03.0141 | Volume: 15| Issue: 5| Pages: 1967-1978
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Effects of Chalk Use on Dust Exposure and Classroom Air Quality

Chi-Chi Lin, Mei-Kuei Lee, Hsiao-Lin Huang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.04.0216 | Volume: 15| Issue: 7| Pages: 2596-2608
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Significance of PM2.5 Air Quality at the Indian Capital

Shovan Kumar Sahu, Sri Harsha Kota

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.06.0262 | Volume: 17| Issue: 2| Pages: 588-597
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The Association between Intermodal (PM1-2.5) and PM1, PM2.5, Coarse Fraction and Meteorological Parameters in Various Environments in Central Europe

Jana Kozáková , Petra Pokorná, Alena Černíková, Jan Hovorka, Martin Braniš, Pavel Moravec, Jaroslav Schwarz

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.06.0242 | Volume: 17| Issue: 5| Pages: 1234-1243
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A Set-up for Respiratory Tract Deposition Efficiency Measurements (15–5000 nm) and First Results for a Group of Children and Adults

Jenny Rissler , Hanna Nicklasson, Anders Gudmundsson, Per Wollmer, Erik Swietlicki, Jakob Löndahl

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.09.0425 | Volume: 17| Issue: 5| Pages: 1244-1255
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Influence of Surgical Smoke on Indoor Air Quality in Hospital Operating Rooms

Dong Hee Choi, Seock Hwan Choi, Dong Hwa Kang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.05.0191 | Volume: 17| Issue: 3| Pages: 821-830
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Effect of MnO2 Crystalline Structure on the Catalytic Oxidation of Formaldehyde

Huiqi Lin, Dong Chen , Haibo Liu, Xuehua Zou, Tianhu Chen

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.01.0013 | Volume: 17| Issue: 4| Pages: 1011-1020
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Emission Characteristics of Gas-Fired Boilers in Beijing City, China: Category-Specific Emission Factor, Emission Inventory, and Spatial Characteristics

Xiao Yan, Guangwu Song , Jing Yan , Zhiyun Luo, Xuesong Sun, Chunwang Wei, Rui Zhang, Guohao Li, Qi Ding, Di Zhang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.11.0506 | Volume: 17| Issue: 7| Pages: 1825-1836
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Fabrication and Characterization of Polysulfone Membranes Coated with Polydimethysiloxane for Oxygen Enrichment

Kok Chung Chong , Soon Onn Lai, Woei Jye Lau, Hui San Thiam, Ahmad Fauzi Ismail, Abdul Karim Zulhairun

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.12.0571 | Article In Press
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Indoor Aeroallergens in Asthmatic Pediatric Population in Annaba (Algeria)

Sihem Meharzi, Rokia Mansouri, Narimène Chekchaki, Nadira Bouchair, Aïda Belgharssa, Arlette Tridon, Mahfoud Messarah , Amel Boumendjel

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.06.0222 | Article In Press
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Estimation of Mortality and Hospital Admissions Attributed to Criteria Air Pollutants in Tehran Metropolis, Iran (2013–2016)

Mostafa Hadei, Philip K. Hopke, Seyed Saeed Hashemi Nazari, Maryam Yarahmadi, Abbas Shahsavani , Mohammad Reza Alipour

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.04.0128 | Article In Press
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PM2.5-Bound PAHs in Indoor and Outdoor of Hotels in Urban and Suburban of Jinan, China: Concentrations, Sources, and Health Risk Impacts

Yanyan Li, Lingxiao Yang , Xiangfeng Chen, Ying Gao, Pan Jiang, Junmei Zhang, Hao Yu, Wenxing Wang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.08.0286 | Accepted Manuscripts
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