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Volatile and persistent emissions from traffic and power production on Svalbard. VETAPOS.

Kallenborn, R.; Schmidbauer, N.; Reimann, S.

Publication details

Series: NILU OR 25/2011

Publisher: NILU

Year: 2011

ISBN: 978-82-425-2390-7

File: OR 25/2011 (pdf)

Summary: Volatile organic compounds (VOC) including Benzene-Toluene-Xylene (BTX) related compounds were monitored in ambient air samples during Spring (April-Mai) and Autumn (October) 2010 as a follow-up of an earlier BTX ambient air monitoring program in 2007 (Reimann et al 2007) at the Research park in Longyearbyen (Forskningsparken). In addition, BTX related compounds were measured in 18 ¿headspace¿ samples above collected surface soil along snowmobile tracks in Longyeardalen, Adventdalen, Todalen as well as Sassendalen (Fredheim). In addition, during the 2010 VETAPOS in a parallel surface soil sampling campaign 18 samples were analysed for 15 priority PAH compounds.