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Concentration, Ambient


  1. Philip K. Hopke

Published Online: 15 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vac044.pub2

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

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Hopke, P. K. 2013. Concentration, Ambient . Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 1.

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  1. Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2013


Data analysis of ambient atmospheric data focuses on the variations in values from the “typical” or average values of the measured variables. To provide a baseline for such studies, the concentrations of the major gaseous constituents of the atmosphere are summarized along with the physical and chemical characteristics of ambient particulate matter.


  • atmosphere;
  • composition;
  • gases;
  • particles