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Applicability of optical and diffusion charging-based particulate matter sensors to urban air quality measurements

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Applicability of optical and diffusion charging-based particulate matter sensors to urban air quality measurements. / Kuula, Joel; Kuuluvainen, Heino; Rönkkö, Topi; Niemi, Jarkko V.; Saukko, Erkka; Portin, Harri; Aurela, Minna; Saarikoski, Sanna; Rostedt, Antti; Hillamo, Risto; Timonen, Hilkka.

julkaisussa: Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Vuosikerta 19, Nro 5, 01.05.2019, s. 1024-1039.

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Kuula, J, Kuuluvainen, H, Rönkkö, T, Niemi, JV, Saukko, E, Portin, H, Aurela, M, Saarikoski, S, Rostedt, A, Hillamo, R & Timonen, H 2019, 'Applicability of optical and diffusion charging-based particulate matter sensors to urban air quality measurements', Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Vuosikerta. 19, Nro 5, Sivut 1024-1039. https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.2018.04.0143

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Kuula, J., Kuuluvainen, H., Rönkkö, T., Niemi, J. V., Saukko, E., Portin, H., ... Timonen, H. (2019). Applicability of optical and diffusion charging-based particulate matter sensors to urban air quality measurements. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 19(5), 1024-1039. https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.2018.04.0143

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Kuula, Joel ; Kuuluvainen, Heino ; Rönkkö, Topi ; Niemi, Jarkko V. ; Saukko, Erkka ; Portin, Harri ; Aurela, Minna ; Saarikoski, Sanna ; Rostedt, Antti ; Hillamo, Risto ; Timonen, Hilkka. / Applicability of optical and diffusion charging-based particulate matter sensors to urban air quality measurements. Julkaisussa: Aerosol and Air Quality Research. 2019 ; Vuosikerta 19, Nro 5. Sivut 1024-1039.

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title = "Applicability of optical and diffusion charging-based particulate matter sensors to urban air quality measurements",
abstract = "High spatial resolution particulate matter measurements are necessary to accurately characterize urban air quality issues. This study investigates how sensors can be used in an urban area to complement existing air quality measurements. A measurement campaign was conducted during winter in Helsinki, Finland, where the performance of a custom-built optical instrument—the Prototype Aerosol Sensor (PAS; uses Shinyei PPD60PV and PPD42NS sensor modules)—and three commercial diffusion charging-based sensors (Pegasor AQ Urban, DiSCmini and Partector) was evaluated against reference instruments. The results showed that the PAS was able to measure the coarse (PM2.5-10; range: 0–400 µg m–3) and fine (PM2.5; range: 0–50 µg m–3) fractions with reasonably high correlations (R2 = 0.87 and 0.77) when compared to a gravimetric monitor. Likewise, the lung deposited surface area (LDSA) concentrations delivered by the three diffusion charging sensors indicated good performance (R2: 0.92–0.97) when compared to LDSA concentrations calculated from the size distribution data of the differential mobility particle sizer. A clear correlation (R2 = 0.77) between the black carbon and Pegasor-measured LDSA concentrations, as well as similar diurnal cycles, was observed, suggesting a common source. The optical sensors were useful for measuring the mass concentrations of coarse local particles. By contrast, the diffusion charging sensors were applicable in urban environments, where ultrafine particles from traffic or other local combustion sources affect air quality.",
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T1 - Applicability of optical and diffusion charging-based particulate matter sensors to urban air quality measurements

AU - Kuula, Joel

AU - Kuuluvainen, Heino

AU - Rönkkö, Topi

AU - Niemi, Jarkko V.

AU - Saukko, Erkka

AU - Portin, Harri

AU - Aurela, Minna

AU - Saarikoski, Sanna

AU - Rostedt, Antti

AU - Hillamo, Risto

AU - Timonen, Hilkka

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PY - 2019/5/1

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N2 - High spatial resolution particulate matter measurements are necessary to accurately characterize urban air quality issues. This study investigates how sensors can be used in an urban area to complement existing air quality measurements. A measurement campaign was conducted during winter in Helsinki, Finland, where the performance of a custom-built optical instrument—the Prototype Aerosol Sensor (PAS; uses Shinyei PPD60PV and PPD42NS sensor modules)—and three commercial diffusion charging-based sensors (Pegasor AQ Urban, DiSCmini and Partector) was evaluated against reference instruments. The results showed that the PAS was able to measure the coarse (PM2.5-10; range: 0–400 µg m–3) and fine (PM2.5; range: 0–50 µg m–3) fractions with reasonably high correlations (R2 = 0.87 and 0.77) when compared to a gravimetric monitor. Likewise, the lung deposited surface area (LDSA) concentrations delivered by the three diffusion charging sensors indicated good performance (R2: 0.92–0.97) when compared to LDSA concentrations calculated from the size distribution data of the differential mobility particle sizer. A clear correlation (R2 = 0.77) between the black carbon and Pegasor-measured LDSA concentrations, as well as similar diurnal cycles, was observed, suggesting a common source. The optical sensors were useful for measuring the mass concentrations of coarse local particles. By contrast, the diffusion charging sensors were applicable in urban environments, where ultrafine particles from traffic or other local combustion sources affect air quality.

AB - High spatial resolution particulate matter measurements are necessary to accurately characterize urban air quality issues. This study investigates how sensors can be used in an urban area to complement existing air quality measurements. A measurement campaign was conducted during winter in Helsinki, Finland, where the performance of a custom-built optical instrument—the Prototype Aerosol Sensor (PAS; uses Shinyei PPD60PV and PPD42NS sensor modules)—and three commercial diffusion charging-based sensors (Pegasor AQ Urban, DiSCmini and Partector) was evaluated against reference instruments. The results showed that the PAS was able to measure the coarse (PM2.5-10; range: 0–400 µg m–3) and fine (PM2.5; range: 0–50 µg m–3) fractions with reasonably high correlations (R2 = 0.87 and 0.77) when compared to a gravimetric monitor. Likewise, the lung deposited surface area (LDSA) concentrations delivered by the three diffusion charging sensors indicated good performance (R2: 0.92–0.97) when compared to LDSA concentrations calculated from the size distribution data of the differential mobility particle sizer. A clear correlation (R2 = 0.77) between the black carbon and Pegasor-measured LDSA concentrations, as well as similar diurnal cycles, was observed, suggesting a common source. The optical sensors were useful for measuring the mass concentrations of coarse local particles. By contrast, the diffusion charging sensors were applicable in urban environments, where ultrafine particles from traffic or other local combustion sources affect air quality.

KW - Diffusion charging

KW - Low-cost sensor

KW - Optical

KW - PM

KW - Urban air quality

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DO - 10.4209/aaqr.2018.04.0143

M3 - Article

VL - 19

SP - 1024

EP - 1039

JO - Aerosol and Air Quality Research

JF - Aerosol and Air Quality Research

SN - 1680-8584

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