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Characterization of Size-Fractionated Particulate Matter and Deposition Fractions in Human Respiratory System in a Typical African City: Nairobi, Kenya

Samuel Mwaniki Gaita , Johan Boman, Michael James Gatari, Annemarie Wagner, Sara Kluge Jonsson

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.01.0019 | Volume: 16| Issue: 10| Pages: 2378-2385
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Characteristics and Relationships between Indoor and Outdoor PM2.5 in Beijing: A Residential Apartment Case Study

Yingjie Han, Xinghua Li , Tianle Zhu , Dong Lv, Ying Chen, Li’an Hou, Yinping Zhang, Mingzhong Ren

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.12.0682 | Volume: 16| Issue: 10| Pages: 2386-2395
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Vertical Circulation of Atmospheric Pollutants near Mountains during a Southern California Ozone Episode

Hiroaki Minoura , Judith C. Chow, John G. Watson, Joshua S. Fu, Xinyi Dong, Cheng-En Yang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.09.0554 | Volume: 16| Issue: 10| Pages: 2396-2404
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Aromatic VOCs at Major Road Junctions of a Metropolis in India: Measurements Using TD-GC-FID and PTR-TOF-MS Instruments

Lokesh Kumar Sahu , Devendra Pal, Ravi Yadav, Jaalnyam Munkhtur

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.11.0643 | Volume: 16| Issue: 10| Pages: 2405-2420
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Chemical Characterization and Source Apportionment of PM2.5 in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia

Shedrack R. Nayebare, Omar S. Aburizaiza , Haider A. Khwaja , Azhar Siddique, Mirza M. Hussain, Jahan Zeb, Fida Khatib, David O. Carpenter, Donald R. Blake

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.11.0658 | Volume: 16| Issue: 12| Pages: 3114-3129
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Variability in Transport Pathways and Source Areas of PM10 in Beijing during 2009–2012

Dan Liang, Yun-Qi Wang , Chao Ma, Yu-Jie Wang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.02.0090 | Volume: 16| Issue: 12| Pages: 3130-3141
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Integrated Effects of Street Layouts and Wall Heating on Vehicular Pollutant Dispersion and their Reentry Toward Downstream Canyons

Lin Lin, Jian Hang , Xiaoxue Wang, Xuemei Wang , Shaojia Fan, Qi Fan, Yonghong Liu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.04.0148 | Volume: 16| Issue: 12| Pages: 3142-3163


Number Concentrations and Modal Structure of Indoor/Outdoor Fine Particles in Four European Cities

Mihalis Lazaridis, Kostas Eleftheriadis, Vladia Ždímal, Jaroslav Schwarz, Zdenek Wagner, Jakub Ondráček, Yannis Drossinos, Thodoros Glytsos , Sterios Vratolis, Kjetil Torseth, Pavel Moravec, Tareq Hussein, Jiri Smolík

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.04.0267 | Volume: 17| Issue: 1| Pages: 131-146
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Changes in Gas-Phase Air Pollutants across New York State, USA

Kevin L. Civerolo , Oliver V. Rattigan, H. Dirk Felton, James J. Schwab

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.04.0141 | Volume: 17| Issue: 1| Pages: 147-166
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Characteristics of Atmospheric PM2.5 in a Densely Populated City with Multi-Emission Sources

Chong-Yu Tseng, Sheng-Lun Lin , John Kennedy Mwangi, Chung-Shin Yuan, Yee-Lin Wu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.06.0269 | Volume: 16| Issue: 9| Pages: 2145-2158
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Regional Characteristics of Air Pollutants during Heavy Haze Events in the Yangtze River Delta, China

Honglei Wang , Bin Zhu, Lijuan Shen, Honghui Xu, Junlin An, Chen Pan, Yue'e Li, Duanyang Liu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.09.0551 | Volume: 16| Issue: 9| Pages: 2159-2171
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Prevalence of Freshly Generated Particles during Pollution Episodes in Santiago de Chile

Ernesto Gramsch , Felipe Reyes, Yeanice Vásquez, Pedro Oyola, María A. Rubio

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.12.0691 | Volume: 16| Issue: 9| Pages: 2172-2185
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Developing High Spatial Resolution Concentration Maps Using Mobile Air Quality Measurements

Dilhara R. Ranasinghe, Wonsik Choi, Arthur M. Winer, Suzanne E. Paulson

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.07.0484 | Volume: 16| Issue: 8| Pages: 1841-1853
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Temporal Assessment of NO2 Pollution Levels in Urban Centers of Pakistan by Employing Ground-Based and Satellite Observations

Muhammad Fahim Khokhar , Hadiqa Mehdi, Zain Abbas, Zeeshan Javed

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.08.0518 | Volume: 16| Issue: 8| Pages: 1854-1867
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Formaldehyde and Acetaldehyde at Different Elevations in Mountainous Areas in Hong Kong

Zhenhao Ling, Hai Guo , Gexiang Chen, Sean Ho Min Lam, Shaojia Fan

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.09.0571 | Volume: 16| Issue: 8| Pages: 1868-1878
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Real-World Emission from In-Use Construction Equipment in China

Zihang Peng , Yunshan Ge, Jianwei Tan, Mingliang Fu, Xin Wang, Ming Chen, Yao Lu, Yue Wu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.09.0534 | Volume: 16| Issue: 8| Pages: 1893-1902
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Bonding Structure and Mineral Analysis of Size Resolved Atmospheric Particles nearby Steelmaking Industrial Sites in Australia

Kazi Mohiuddin , Vladimir Strezov, Peter F. Nelson, Tim Evans

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.02.0076 | Volume: 16| Issue: 7| Pages: 1638-1650
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PM2.5 Chemical Composition Analysis in Different Functional Subdivisions in Tangshan, China

Wei Wen, Shuiyuan Cheng , Lei Liu , Xufeng Chen, Xiaoqi Wang, Gang Wang, Song Li

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.09.0559 | Volume: 16| Issue: 7| Pages: 1651-1664
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Effect of Uncertainty on Source Contributions from the Positive Matrix Factorization Model for a Source Apportionment Study

Guo-Liang Shi, Hao Chen, Ying-Ze Tian , Dan-Lin Song, Lai-Dong Zhou, Fei Chen, Hao-Fei Yu, Yin-Chang Feng

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.12.0678 | Volume: 16| Issue: 7| Pages: 1665-1674
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Atmospheric Bulk Deposition of PAHs over Brahmaputra Valley: Characteristics and Influence of Meteorology

Karishma Hussain, Mirzanur Rahman, Amit Prakash, Kali Prasad Sarma, Raza Rafiqul Hoque

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.02.0060 | Volume: 16| Issue: 7| Pages: 1657-1689
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A New Approach for Site Selection of Air Quality Monitoring Stations: Multi-Criteria Decision-Making

Halil İbrahim Hacıoğlu, Akif Arı, Aysun Özkan, Tolga Elbir, Gürdal Tuncel, Ozan Devrim Yay, Eftade O. Gaga

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.11.0273 | Volume: 16| Issue: 6| Pages: 1390-1402
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Multi-Method Observation and Numerical Simulation of a PM2.5 Pollution Episode in Beijing in October, 2014

Zhanshan Wang, Dawei Zhang, Xuan Li, Yunting Li , Tian Chen, Baoxian Liu, Lingjun Li, Teng Nie, Libo Pan

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.09.0532 | Volume: 16| Issue: 6| Pages: 1403-1415
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Characterisation of Absorbing Aerosols Using Ground and Satellite Data at an Urban Location, Hyderabad

Subin Jose, Kaundala Niranjan, Biswadip Gharai , Pamaraju Venkata Narasimha Rao, Vijayakumar S. Nair

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.09.0220 | Volume: 16| Issue: 6| Pages: 1427-1440
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Source Apportionment of Fine and Coarse Particulate Matter in Industrial Areas of Kaduna, Northern Nigeria

Sunday A. Orogade, Kayode O. Owoade, Philip K. Hopke , Donatus B. Adie, Abubakar Ismail, Charles A. Okuofu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.11.0636 | Volume: 16| Issue: 5| Pages: 1179-1190
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Long Term Trends in New York: PM2.5 Mass and Particle Components

Oliver V. Rattigan , Kevin L. Civerolo, H. Dirk Felton, James J. Schwab, Kenneth L. Demerjian

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0319 | Volume: 16| Issue: 5| Pages: 1191-1205
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Application of WRF-Chem Model to Simulate PM10 Concentration over Bogota

Anikender Kumar , Rodrigo Jiménez, Luis Carlos Belalcázar, Néstor Y. Roja

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0318 | Volume: 16| Issue: 5| Pages: 1206-1221
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Satellite and Ground Observations of Severe Air Pollution Episodes in the Winter of 2013 in Beijing, China

Shenshen Li, Zongwei Ma, Xiaozhen Xiong, David C. Christiani, Zhaoxi Wang , Yang Liu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.01.0057 | Volume: 16| Issue: 4| Pages: 977-989
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Seasonal Variation of Selected Metals in Particulate Matter at an Industrial City Kota, India

Manju Meena, Bharat Singh Meena, Uttra Chandrawat, Ashu Rani

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.02.0074 | Volume: 16| Issue: 4| Pages: 990-999
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Characteristics of Respirable Elemental Carbon (EC) Exposures of Household Waste Collectors

Kyong-Hui Lee, Hye-Jung Jung, Jung-Ah Shin, Hyun-Seok Kwak, Gwang-Yong Yi, Seung-Hun Ryu, Kyeong-Min Lee, Kwon-Chul Ha, Dong-Uk Park

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.06.0414 | Volume: 16| Issue: 4| Pages: 1000-1009
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Profile of Atmospheric PAHs in Rawalpindi, Lahore and Gujranwala Districts of Punjab Province (Pakistan)

Atif Kamal , Jabir Hussain Syed, Jun Li, Gan Zhang, Adeel Mahmood, Riffat Naseem Malik

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.01.0016 | Volume: 16| Issue: 4| Pages: 1010-1021
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Characteristics and Source Apportionment of Atmospheric PM2.5 at a Coastal City in Southern Taiwan

Hung-Yi Lu, Sheng-Lun Lin , John Kennedy Mwangi , Lin-Chi Wang, Hsin-Yi Lin

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.01.0008 | Volume: 16| Issue: 4| Pages: 1022-1034
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Contribution of Biomass Burning to Carbonaceous Aerosols in Mexico City during May 2013

Zitely A. Tzompa-Sosa, Amy P. Sullivan, Armando Retama, Sonia M. Kreidenweis

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.01.0030 | Volume: 16| Issue: 1| Pages: 114-124
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Surface Ozone Variability and Trend over Urban and Suburban Sites in Portugal

Pavan S. Kulkarni , Daniele Bortoli, Ana Domingue, Ana Maria Silva

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.02.0113 | Volume: 16| Issue: 1| Pages: 138-152
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The Influence of Spatial Variability of Critical Conversion Point (CCP) in Production of Ground Level Ozone in the Context of Tropical Climate

Norrimi Rosaida Awang, Maher Elbayoumi , Nor Azam Ramli, Ahmad Shukri Yahaya

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.04.0225 | Volume: 16| Issue: 1| Pages: 153-165
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Temporal and Spatial Variations in Fine and Coarse Particles in Seoul, Korea

Young Sung Ghim , Young-Soo Chang, Kweon Jung

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2013.12.0362 | Volume: 15| Issue: 3| Pages: 842-852
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Characteristics of Atmospheric Small Ions and Their Application to Assessment of Air Quality in a Typical Semi-Arid City of Northwest China

Yanpeng Li , Xiao Guo, Tinglu Wang, Yue Zhao, Haifeng Zhang, Wenke Wang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.06.0123 | Volume: 15| Issue: 3| Pages: 865-874
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Characterization and Source Identification of Heavy Metals in Ambient PM10 and PM2.5 in an Integrated Iron and Steel Industry Zone Compared with a Background Site

Qi-Li Dai, Xiao-Hui Bi , Jian-Hui Wu, Yu-Fen Zhang, Jing Wang, Hong Xu, Lin Yao, Li Jiao, Yin-Chang Feng

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.09.0226 | Volume: 15| Issue: 3| Pages: 875-887
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Stable Isotopic and Chemical Characteristics of Bulk Aerosols during Winter and Summer Seasons at a Station in Western Coast of India (Goa)

Rajesh Agnihotri , Supriya G. Karapurkar, Vedula V.S.S. Sarma, Kamana Yadav, Maripi Dileep Kumar, Chhemendra Sharma, M.V.S.N. Prasad

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.07.0127 | Volume: 15| Issue: 3| Pages: 888-900
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Characterization of Ultrafine Particles and Other Traffic Related Pollutants near Roadways in Beijing

Nu Yu, Yifang Zhu , Xiaosen Xie, Caiqing Yan, Tong Zhu, Mei Zheng

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.11.0295 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1261-1269
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Adaptive Decomposition of Highly Resolved Time Series into Local and Non-Local Components

Ram Vedantham, Gayle S.W. Hagler , Kathleen Holm, Sue Kimbrough, Richard Snow

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.02.0103 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1270-1280
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Modelling Ozone-Temperature Slope under Atypically High Temperature in Arid Climatic Conditions of Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Said Munir , Turki M. Habeebullah, Karl Ropkins, Abdulaziz R. Seroji

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.12.0318 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1281-1290
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Tree Species Diversity and Carbon Storage in Air Quality Enhancement Zones in Taiwan

Yi-Chung Wang, Wan-Yu Liu, Shu-Hsin Ko, Jiunn-Cheng Lin

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.02.0110 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1291-1299
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Contribution of Natural Sources to PM Emissions over the Metropolitan Areas of Athens and Thessaloniki

Victoria Aleksandropoulou , Kjetil Torseth, Mihalis Lazaridis

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.11.0278 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1300-1312
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Shrinkage of Newly Formed Particles in an Urban Environment

Lenka Skrabalova, Nadezda Zikova, Vladimir Zdimal

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.01.0015 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1313-1324
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A Hybrid Approach to Forecast Air Quality during High-PM Concentration Pollution Period

Dongsheng Chen , Tingting Xu, Yue Li, Ying Zhou, Jianlei Lang, Xiangxue Liu, Huading Shi

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.10.0253 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1325-1337
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Comparison of Filtration System and a Honeycomb Denuder-Based System for Sampling PM2.5 in Tianjin, China

Shijian Zhang, Yaqini Ji , Zhenyu Zhu, Yangyang Li, Wen Yang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.12.0322 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1338-1346
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Estimating Ground-Level PM2.5 Using Fine-Resolution Satellite Data in the Megacity of Beijing, China

Rong Li, Jianhua Gong , Liangfu Chen, Zifeng Wang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.01.0009 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1347-1356
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High Nighttime Ground-Level Ozone Concentrations in Kemaman: NO and NO2 Concentrations Attributions

Norrimi Rosaida Awang, Nor Azam Ramli, Ahmad Shukri Yahaya, Maher Elbayoumi

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.01.0031 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1357-1366
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Inter-Annual Variations of Cloud and Precipitation and their Possible Relationships with Surface Aerosols in Shanghai

Deqin Zhang, Chen Xu, Junyan Duan, Yifan Wang, Jianfei Du, Shuping Zha, Chunpeng Leng, Xiang Li, Tiantao Cheng , Jun Tao, Renjian Zhang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.08.0179 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1367-1379
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Study of Indoor Radon, Thoron, Their Progeny Concentration and Radon Exhalation Rate in the Environs of Mohali, Punjab, Northern India

Vimal Mehta , Supreet Pal Singh, Rishi Pal Chauhan, Gurmel Singh Mudahar

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.08.0161 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1380-1389
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Characteristics of Aerosol Extinction Coefficient in Taipei Metropolitan Atmosphere

Yu-Chih Cheng, Chi-Sung Liang, Jin-Yuan Syu, Yuan-Yi Chang, Yeou-Lih Yan, Shui-Jen Chen, Chih-Chieh Chen, Wen-Yinn Lin

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.03.0132 | Volume: 15| Issue: 5| Pages: 1823-1835
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Characterizations of PM2.5 Pollution Pathways and Sources Analysis in Four Large Cities in China

Baolei Lv, Yu Liu, Peng Yu, Bin Zhang, Yuqi Bai

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.04.0266 | Volume: 15| Issue: 5| Pages: 1836-1843
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Impact of Meteorological Parameters and Gaseous Pollutants on PM2.5 and PM10 Mass Concentrations during 2010 in Xi’an, China

Ping Wang, Junji Cao , Xuexi Tie, Gehui Wang, Guohui Li, Tafeng Hu, Yaoting Wu, Yunsheng Xu, Gongdi Xu, Youzhi Zhao, Wenci Ding, Huikun Liu, Rujin Huang, Changlin Zhan

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0380 | Volume: 15| Issue: 5| Pages: 1844-1854
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Chemical Mass Balance Source Apportionment of Size-Fractionated Particulate Matter in Nanjing, China

Pulong Chen, Tijian Wang , Xin Hu, Min Xie

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.03.0172 | Volume: 15| Issue: 5| Pages: 1855-1867
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Temporal and Spatial Characteristics of Ambient Air Quality in Beijing, China

Ying Zhou, Shuiyuan Cheng , Dongsheng Chen , Jianlei Lang, Gang Wang, Tingting Xu, Xiaoqi Wang, Sen Yao

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.11.0306 | Volume: 15| Issue: 5| Pages: 1868-1880
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A Heavy Haze Episode in Shanghai in December of 2013: Characteristics, Origins and Implications

Qingyu Zhang, Renchang Yan, Juwang Fan, Shaocai Yu , Weidong Yang, Pengfei Li, Si Wang, Bixin Chen, Weiping Liu, Xiaoyu Zhang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.03.0179 | Volume: 15| Issue: 5| Pages: 1881-1893
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Detection of Trends and Seasonal Variation in Tropospheric Nitrogen Dioxide over Pakistan

Muhammad Fahim Khokhar , Naila Yasmin, Naveen Fatima, Steffen Beirle, Thomas Wagner

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.03.0157 | Volume: 15| Issue: 7| Pages: 2508-2524
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A Severe Air Pollution Event from Field Burning of Agricultural Residues in Beijing, China

Yanli Lyu, Carlo Jaeger , Zhangang Han, Lianyou Liu, Peijun Shi, Weiping Wang, Saini Yang, Lanlan Guo, Guoming Zhang, Xia Hu, Jing Guo, Yunliang Gao, Yanyan Yang, Yiying Xiong, Haiming Wen, Bo Liang, Mengdi Zhao

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0369 | Volume: 15| Issue: 7| Pages: 2525-2536
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Characterization of PM2.5 Source Profiles for Traffic and Dust Sources in Raipur, India

Jeevan Lal Matawle, Shamsh Pervez , Shippi Dewangan, Anjali Shrivastava, Suresh Tiwari, Pallavi Pant, Manas Kanti Deb, Yasmeen Pervez

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.04.0222 | Volume: 15| Issue: 7| Pages: 2537-2548
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Ambient BTX Observation nearby Main Roads In Hefei during Summer Time

Xue Lu, Min Qin , Pinhua Xie , Lanlan Shen, Jun Duan, Shuaixi Liang, Wu Fang, Jianguo Liu, Wenqing Liu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.05.0213 | Volume: 17| Issue: 4| Pages: 933-943
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A Case Study of Long-Range Transport of Smoke Aerosols from Eastern Siberia to Northeast China in July 2014

Xiaojing Li, Xiangao Xia , Jingjing Song, Yufei Wu, Xiaoling Zhang, Renjian Zhang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.04.0166 | Volume: 17| Issue: 4| Pages: 965-974
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Spatial Variation of Ground Level Ozone Concentrations and its Health Impacts in an Urban Area in India

Amit Kumar Gorai , Paul B. Tchounwou, Gargi Mitra

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.08.0374 | Volume: 17| Issue: 4| Pages: 951-964
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Inorganic Chemical Composition of Fine Particulates in Medium-Sized Urban Areas: A Case Study of Brazilian Cities

Alexandra Beal , Camila A. Bufato, Daniela S. de Almeida, Rafaela Squizzato, Adriana Zemiani, Newmar Vernilo, Carla Estefani Batista, Graziela Salvador, Daniel L.G. Borges, Maria C. Solci, Alessandra F. da Silva, Jorge A. Martins, Leila D. Martins

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.07.0317 | Volume: 17| Issue: 4| Pages: 920-932
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Assessment of Air Pollution around the Panzhihua V-Ti Magnetite Mine Region, Southwest China

Xin Cheng, Yi Huang , Chao Liu, Shi-Jun Ni, Rui Wang, Zhi-Jie Long

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.10.0452 | Volume: 17| Issue: 5| Pages: 1204-1213
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Cross-Sectional View of Atmospheric Aerosols over an Urban Location in Central India

Subin Jose, Biswadip Gharai , Pamaraju Venkata Narasimha Rao

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.04.0154 | Volume: 17| Issue: 3| Pages: 761-775
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The Impacts of Emission Control and Regional Transport on PM2.5 Ions and Carbon Components in Nanjing during the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

Derong Zhou, Bing Li, Xin Huang, Aki Virkkula, Haisuo Wu, Qiuyue Zhao, Jie Zhang, Qiang Liu, Li Li, Chunyan Li, Feng Chen, Siyu Yuan, Yuezhen Qiao, Guofeng Shen, Aijun Ding

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.03.0131 | Volume: 17| Issue: 3| Pages: 730-740
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Propensity to Migrate and Willingness to Pay Related to Air Pollution among Different Populations in Wuhan, China

Yuanyuan Chu, Yisi Liu, Yuanan Lu, Lichen Yu, Hanson Lu, Yulin Guo, Fengfeng Liu, Yanyan Wu, Zongfu Mao, Meng Ren, Na Li, Xi Chen, Hao Xiang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.05.0178 | Volume: 17| Issue: 3| Pages: 752-760
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Spatial and Temporal Variability of the PM2.5/PM10 Ratio in Wuhan, Central China

Gang Xu, Limin Jiao , Boen Zhang, Suli Zhao, Man Yuan, Yanyan Gu, Jiafeng Liu, Xin Tang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.09.0406 | Volume: 17| Issue: 3| Pages: 741-751
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A Study on Distance Transport of PM2.5 to Xianlin in Nanjing, China and its Source Areas

Feng Cheng, Yong Zha , Jiahua Zhang , Junliang He, Shiyong Yan

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.08.0366 | Volume: 17| Issue: 7| Pages: 1772-1783
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Optical Properties, Chemical Composition and the Toxicological Potential of Urban Particulate Matter

Máté Pintér, Noémi Utry, Tibor Ajtai , Gergely Kiss-Albert, Beatrix Jancsek-Turóczi, Kornélia Imre, Andrea Palágyi, László Manczinger, Csaba Vágvölgyi, Eszter Horváth, Nóra Kováts, András Gelencsér, Gábor Szabó, Zoltán Bozóki

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.09.0395 | Volume: 17| Issue: 6| Pages: 1515-1526
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Analysis of Aerosol Composition and Assessment of Tunnel Washing Performance within a Mass Rapid Transit System in Taiwan

Ying-Yi Chen, Chung-Yen Lu, Pei-Chun Chen, I-Fang Mao, Mei-Lien Chen

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.03.0120 | Volume: 17| Issue: 6| Pages: 1527-1538
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Mobile Monitoring of Personal NOx Exposures during Scripted Daily Activities in Chicago, IL

Jiayao Xu, Han Jiang, Haoran Zhao, Brent Stephens

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.02.0063 | Volume: 17| Issue: 8| Pages: 1999-2009
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Comparison of PM2.5 Exposure in Hazy and Non-Hazy Days in Nanjing, China

Ting Zhang, Steven N. Chillrud, Junfeng Ji , Yang Chen, Masha Pitiranggon, Wenqing Li, Zhenyang Liu, Beizhan Yan

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.07.0301 | Volume: 17| Issue: 9| Pages: 2235-2246
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Characteristics, Sources, and Health Risk Assessment of Trace Elements in PM10 at an Urban Site in Chengdu, Southwest China

Xin Cheng, Yi Huang , Shi-Peng Zhang, Shi-Jun Ni, Zhi-Jie Long

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.03.0112 | Volume: 18| Issue: 2| Pages: 357-370
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How the Atmosphere over Eastern Himalaya, India is Polluted with Carbonyl Compounds? Temporal Variability and Identification of Sources

Chirantan Sarkar, Abhijit Chatterjee , Dipanjali Majumdar, Arindam Roy, Anjali Srivastava, Sanjay K. Ghosh, Sibaji Raha

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.01.0048 | Volume: 17| Issue: 9| Pages: 2206-2223
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Ground-Level NO2 in Urban Beijing: Trends, Distribution, and Effects of Emission Reduction Measures

Nianliang Cheng, Yunting Li , Feng Sun, Chen Chen, Buying Wang, Qian Li, Peng Wei, Bingfen Cheng

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.02.0092 | Volume: 18| Issue: 2| Pages: 343-356
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Characteristics and Source Analysis of Trace Elements in PM2.5 in the Urban Atmosphere of Wuhan in Spring

Costanza Acciai, Zhenyi Zhang , Fenjuan Wang , Zhangxiong Zhong, Giovanni Lonati

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.06.0207 | Volume: 17| Issue: 9| Pages: 2224-2234
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Can ΔPM2.5/ΔCO and ΔNOy/ΔCO Enhancement Ratios Be Used to Characterize the Influence of Wildfire Smoke in Urban Areas?

James R. Laing, Daniel A. Jaffe , Abbigale P. Slavens, Wenting Li, Wenxi Wang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.02.0069 | Volume: 17| Issue: 10| Pages: 2413-2423
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Characterization of Road Dust Emissions in Milan: Impact of Vehicle Fleet Speed

Fulvio Amato , Marco Bedogni, Elio Padoan, Xavier Querol, Marina Ealo, Ioar Rivas

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.01.0017 | Volume: 17| Issue: 10| Pages: 2438-2449
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Reduction of Atmospheric PM2.5 Level by Restricting the Idling Operation of Buses in a Busy Station

Yen-Yi Lee, Sheng-Lun Lin , Ria Aniza, Chung-Shin Yuan

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.09.0301 | Volume: 17| Issue: 10| Pages: 2424-2437
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Distribution and Source of Chemical Elements in Size-Resolved Particles in Zhengzhou, China: Effects of Regional Transport

Shenbo Wang, Qishe Yan, Fei Yu, Qun Wang, Liuming Yang, Ruiqin Zhang, Shasha Yin

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.04.0126 | Volume: 18| Issue: 2| Pages: 371-385
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On the Origin of Surface Ozone Episode in Shanghai over Yangtze River Delta during a Prolonged Heat Wave

Jian-Bin Wu , Qian Wang, Huansheng Chen , Yuqia Zhang, Oliver Wild

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.03.0101 | Volume: 17| Issue: 11| Pages: 2804-2815
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Characteristics of Pollutants and Boundary Layer Structure during Two Haze Events in Summer and Autumn 2014 in Shenyang, Northeast China

Xiaolan Li, Yangfeng Wang, Hujia Zhao, Ye Hong, Ningwei Liu, Yanjun Ma

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.03.0100 | Volume: 18| Issue: 2| Pages: 386-396
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Investigation of the Pollution Level and Affecting Factors of Formaldehyde in Typical Public Places in Guangxi, China

Wei Hong, Mianwu Meng , Junliang Xie, Dingding Gao, Yibei Zeng, Hao Ai, Chunqiang Chen, Siyu Huang, Zhenming Zhou

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.08.0272 | Volume: 17| Issue: 11| Pages: 2816-2828
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Variations of Chemical Composition and Source Apportionment of PM2.5 during Winter Haze Episodes in Beijing

Qingxia Ma, Yunfei Wu , Jun Tao, Yunjie Xia, Xinyu Liu, Daizhou Zhang, Zhiwei Han, Xiaoling Zhang, Renjian Zhang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.10.0366 | Volume: 17| Issue: 11| Pages: 2791-2803
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Seasonal Characteristics of Black Carbon Aerosol and its Potential Source Regions in Baoji, China

Bianhong Zhou, Qiyuan Wang , Qi Zhou, Zhangquan Zhang, Gehui Wang, Ni Fang, Meijuan Li, Junji Cao

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.02.0070 | Volume: 18| Issue: 2| Pages: 397-406
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Source Apportionment of PM10 at an Urban Site of a South Asian Mega City

Imran Shahid , Muhammad Usman Alvi, Muhammad Zeeshaan Shahid, Khan Alam, Farrukh Chishtie

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.07.0237 | Article In Press
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Effects of Chemical Composition of PM2.5 on Visibility in a Semi-Rural City of Sichuan Basin

Yun-Chun Li , Man Shu, Steven Sai Hang Ho , Jian-Zhen Yu, Zi-Bing Yuan, Zi-Fang Liu, Xian-Xiang Wang, Xiao-Qing Zhao

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.08.0264 | Volume: 18| Issue: 4| Pages: 957-968
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Temporal Variation of Atmospheric Static Electric Field and Air Ions and their Relationships to Pollution in Shanghai

Yifan Wang, Yanyu Wang, Junyan Duan, Tiantao Cheng , Hailin Zhu, Xin Xie, Yuehui Liu, Yan Ling, Xiang Li, Hongli Wang, Mei Li, Renjian Zhang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.07.0248 | Article In Press
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Chemical Characteristics and Source Apportionment of PM2.5 and Long-Range Transport from Northeast Asia Continent to Niigata in Eastern Japan

Ping Li , Keiichi Sato, Hideo Hasegawa, Minqun Huo, Hiroaki Minoura, Yayoi Inomata, Naoko Take, Akie Yuba, Mari Futami, Tsukasa Takahashi, Yuka Kotake

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.05.0181 | Volume: 18| Issue: 4| Pages: 938-956
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Aerosol Vertical Distribution and Typical Air Pollution Episodes over Northeastern China during 2016 Analyzed by Ground-based Lidar

Hujia Zhao, Huizheng Che , Yaqiang Wang, Yunsheng Dong, Yanjun Ma, Xiaoxiao Li, Ye Hong, Hongbin Yang, Yuche Liu, Yangfeng Wang, Ke Gui, Tianze Sun, Yu Zheng, Xiaoye Zhang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.09.0327 | Volume: 18| Issue: 4| Pages: 918-937
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Weather Condition Dominates Regional PM2.5 Pollutions in the Eastern Coastal Provinces of China during Winter

Zhe Cai, Fei Jiang , Jingming Chen, Ziqiang Jiang, Xiaoyuan Wang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.04.0140 | Volume: 18| Issue: 4| Pages: 969-980
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Spatial Characterization of Black Carbon Mass Concentration in the Atmosphere of a Southeast Asian Megacity: An Air Quality Case Study for Metro Manila, Philippines

Honey Dawn Alas , Thomas Müller, Wolfram Birmili, Simonas Kecorius, Maria Obiminda Cambaliza, James Bernard B. Simpas, Mylene Cayetano, Kay Weinhold, Edgar Vallar, Maria Cecilia Galvez, Alfred Wiedensohler

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.08.0281 | Article In Press
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Concentration of Ultrafine Particles near Roadways in an Urban Area in Chicago, Illinois

Sheng Xiang, Zhice Hu, Wenjuan Zhai, Dongqi Wen, Kenneth E. Noll

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.09.0347 | Volume: 18| Issue: 4| Pages: 895-903
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On the Morphology and Composition of Particulate Matter in an Urban Environment

Bahadar Bahadar Zeb, Khan Khan Alam , Armin Armin Sorooshian, Thomas Blaschke, Ifthikhar Ahmad, Imran Shahid

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.09.0340 | Article In Press
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Vertical Ozone Concentration Profiles in the Arabian Gulf Region during Summer and Winter: Sensitivity of WRF-Chem to Planetary Boundary Layer Schemes

Christos Fountoukis , Mohammed A. Ayoub, Luis Ackermann, Daniel Perez-Astudillo, Dunia Bachour, Ivan Gladich, Ross D. Hoehn

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.06.0194 | Accepted Manuscripts
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Regional Characteristics of NO2 Column Densities from Pandora Observations during the MAPS-Seoul Campaign

Heesung Chong, Hana Lee, Ja-Ho Koo, Jhoon Kim, Ukkyo Jeong, Woogyung Kim, Sang-Woo Kim, Jay R. Herman, Nader K. Abuhassan, Joon-Young Ahn, Jeong-Hoo Park, Sang-Kyun Kim, Kyung-Jung Moon, Won-Jun Choi, Sang Seo Park

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.09.0341 | Article In Press
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18-Year Ambient PM2.5 Exposure and Night Light Trends in Indian Cities: Vulnerability Assessment

Rupali Pal, Sourangsu Chowdhury, Sagnik Dey , Anu Rani Sharma

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.10.0425 | Accepted Manuscripts
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Source Profiles for PM10-2.5 Resuspended Dust and Vehicle Exhaust Emissions in Central India

Shamsh Pervez , Shahina Bano, John G. Watson, Judith C. Chow , Jeevan Lal Matawle, Anjali Shrivastava, Suresh Tiwari, Yasmeen Fatima Pervez

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.08.0259 | Accepted Manuscripts
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Elemental Composition and Source Apportionment of Fine and Coarse Particles at Traffic and Urban Background Locations in Athens, Greece

Georgios Grivas , Stavros Cheristanidis, Archontoula Chaloulakou, Petros Koutrakis, Nikos Mihalopoulos

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.12.0567 | Article In Press
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Investigation of Diurnal Pattern of Generation and Resuspension of Particles Induced by Moving Subway Trains in an Underground Tunnel

Sang-Hee Woo, Jong Bum Kim, Gwi-Nam Bae , Moon Se Hwang, Gil Hun Tahk, Hwa Hyun Yoon, Se-Jin Yook

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.11.0444 | Accepted Manuscripts
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Elemental Composition and Health Risk Assessment of PM10 and PM2.5 in the Roadside Microenvironment in Tianjin, China

Jing Zhang, Lin Wu, Xiaozhen Fang, Fenghua Li, Zhiwen Yang, Ting Wang, Hongjun Mao

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.10.0383 | Accepted Manuscripts
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The Real-world Emissions from Urban Freight Trucks in Beijing

Haohao Wang, Yunshan Ge, Jianwei Tan , Legang Wu, Pengcheng Wu, Lijun Hao, Zihang Peng, Chuanzhen Zhang, Xin Wang, Yaxin Han, Mengzhu Zhang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.11.0535 | Accepted Manuscripts
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The Recent State of Ambient Air Quality in Jakarta

Sheila Dewi Ayu Kusumaningtyas , Edvin Aldrian, Trinah Wati, Dwi Atmoko, Sunaryo Sunaryo

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.10.0391 | Accepted Manuscripts
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Understanding the Influence of Open-waste Burning on Urban Aerosols Using Metal Tracers and Lead Isotopic Composition

Sudhanshu Kumar, Shankar Gopala Aggarwal , Bighnaraj Sarangi, Julien Malherbe, Julien P.G. Barre, Sylvain Berail, Fabienne Séby, Olivier F.X. Donard

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.11.0510 | Accepted Manuscripts
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