# Browse Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Contributor "Rood, Mark J."

• (2015-07-23)
Biomass burning is one of the prominent contributors of organic aerosols and cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) in the atmosphere. Aerosol-cloud interactions contribute to uncertainties in estimates of climate forcing, not ...

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• (2018-04-11)
Ammonia (NH3) is a precursor to ambient particulate matter (PM). PM is regulated to protect human health and visibility. Atmospheric deposition of NH3 and other reactive nitrogen compounds exacerbates surface water ...

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• (1997)
Both theoretical and experimental approaches also show that despite the a depression, S$\sb{\rm c}$ of a particle that contains SDS is always higher than that of a pure NaCl particle with the same dry size. The degree of ...

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• (2007)
The MSA-LR system successfully adsorbed organic vapor from the airstreams, allowed for rapid regeneration of the ACFC cartridge, and recovered the adsorbate as liquid for recycle and reuse. The MSA-SST system allowed ...

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• (2018-04-19)
Residential combustion of biofuel is an important source of aerosols and gases in the atmosphere. Emissions from biofuel combustion can affect the climate due to the presence of warming species that absorb radiation like ...

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• (2015-01-21)
Organic vapors and gases (e.g., toluene and isobutane, respectively) are used in industry to produce a variety of products (e.g., coatings and packaging materials). During production and use of these products, these ...

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• (2015-04-14)
Current and future emission projections for use in large-scale atmospheric models are necessary in determining policies or mitigation options that will be implemented to mitigate air pollution problem and climate impacts. ...

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• (2013-02-03)
Concern over the anthropogenic influence on climate has drawn attention to the role of aerosol in the earth’s climate system, because aerosols counteract the warming effect by greenhouse gases. The aerosol effect on climate ...

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• (2007)
During the second stage of this research, a technique was developed to obtain in-situ measurements of PM mass emissions for the dust plumes that are generated from unique military activities. The method was then tested in ...

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• (2003)
This research developed a new air quality control technology that captures and recovers solvents for reuse in the process that generated the pollutants. This adsorption-based technology integrates the unique properties of ...

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• (2003)
This study summarizes the evaluation of closure when measuring and modeling aerosol optical properties as a function of RH in a laboratory and reports measured ambient aerosol optical and chemical properties for an ...

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• (2001)
Carbonaceous and non-carbonaceous adsorbents were prepared to evaluate the influences of their physical and chemical properties on the removal of trace amounts of Hg0 and HgCl2 from simulated coal combustion flue gases. ...

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• (1999)
Activated carbon adsorbents are widely used in the chemical and environmental industries due to their large surface areas and strong ability to adsorb gases and liquids. In this study, activated carbons are prepared from ...

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• (2019-07-15)
Many uncertainties still exist regarding cloud droplet evolution and the production of precipitation from clouds, including the effects of both shortwave and longwave (infrared) thermal radiation. The potential importance ...

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• (1990)
Several inorganic compounds including deliquescent compounds, catalysts, and an oxidant were added to the spray-dryer sorbents to evaluate their influence on the removal efficiencies of contaminant gases in a spray dryer. ...

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• (1992)
The concept of applying Dielectric Barrier Discharge (DBD) and Combined Plasma Photolysis (CPP) to simultaneously remove SO$\sb2$ and NO from simulated flue gas streams has been evaluated with a laboratory-scale reactor. ...

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• (2013-05-24)
Decades of research and industrial use have solidified carbon as one of the most versatile materials available. In the environmental arena, carbon is used as an adsorbent for air and water applications. Recent studies, ...

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