An evaluation of the PM2.5 trace elemental composition in the Venice Lagoon area and an analysis of the possible sources

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Atmospheric Environment, Volume 43, Number 40, p.6296-6304 (2009)



aerosol, Agricultural chemicals, air pollution, Airport vehicular traffic, aluminum, arsenic, article, autumn, Average concentration, cadmium, chemical analysis, chemical composition, cobalt, concentration (composition), concentration (parameters), Concentration (process), Concentration values, data analysis, Domestic heating, domestic waste, electric power plant, Element concentrations, Elemental compositions, emission inventory, Eurasia, Europe, European directive, exhaust gas, Fluorine containing polymers, Glass factories, Global emissions, ICP-QMS, incineration, Inductively coupled plasma, inductively coupled plasma method, Industrial emissions, industrial waste, iron, Italy, lagoon, Lakes, lead, Local agencies, manganese, Manganese compounds, mass spectrometry, Meteorological parameters, meteorology, nickel, parameterization, Particulate matter, petrochemical industry, Petrochemical plants, PM<sub>2.5</sub>, point source, Positive Matrix Factorization, potassium, Principal component analysis, priority journal, Quadrupole mass spectrometry, river basin, selenium, Ship traffic, Silver, sodium, Southern Europe, spring, titanium, Trace analysis, trace element, Trace elements, urban area, Urban areas, vanadium, Vehicular traffic, Veneto, Venezia [Veneto], Venice lagoon, Waterway transportation, wetland, Wetland basins, zinc