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JOURNAL: Volume 12, No. 4, 2022, p. 598-610

HEADING: Ecology

AUTHORS: Oputina, I.P., Shklyaev, V.A., Kostyleva, N.V.

ORGANIZATIONS: Perm State University , FSBI UralNII Ecology

DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2022-4-598-610

The article was received on: 29.12.2021

Keywords: air pollution, scanning electron microscope, transport of impurities in the atmosphere

Bibliographic description: Oputina, I.P., Shklyaev, V.A., Kostyleva, N.V. Solid particles as an indicator of the placement of air pollution monitoring posts in Murmansk. Arktika: ekologiya i ekonomika. [Arctic: Ecology and Economy], 2022, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 598-610. DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2022-4-598-610. (In Russian).


The article presents the results of field measurements and analysis of atmospheric air samples at 25 characteristic points on the territory of Murmansk in 2017—2018. For all particles taken from atmospheric air the researchers determine the granulometric, morphological and chemical composition using a high-resolution scanning electron microscope S-3400N Hitachi. They consider meteorological conditions as of the dates of sampling from the point of view of their effect on the dispersion of pollutants. The results made it possible to preliminary determine the regions on the territory of Murmansk that are most and least dependent on meteorological conditions, as well as to formulate recommendations for improving the atmospheric air monitoring network in Murmansk.


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