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    • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
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IJESD 2016 Vol.7(11): 827-830 ISSN: 2010-0264
doi: 10.18178/ijesd.2016.7.11.889

Characteristics of PM10 and PM2.5 in the Ambient Air of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Chonokhuu Sonomdagva, Byambaa Batdelger, and Byambatseren Chuluunpurev
Abstract—The purpose of this study is to analyses mass concentration varied by its measurement of PM 2.5 and PM 10 according to the months and seasons. The study explored mass concentration in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia with above schedule. It lasted from January, 2014 to April, 2015. The selected sites were Zaisan, Sansar tunnel, Kyokushu and Denj myanga within Ulaanbaatar.
The study also analyses average mass concentration of PM 2.5 and PM 10 for the duration between October, 2009 and January, 2015.
The study concluded that mass concentration of PM 2.5 and PM 10 increases during winter and decreases during summer. This variation depends on climate and pollution sources.

Index Terms—Air pollution, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Sansar tunnel, Denj, Zaisan, Kyokushu, PM10, PM2.5.

The authors are with the Department of Environmental Sciences and Chemical engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (e-mail: ch_sonomdagva@num.edu.mn, batdelger@seas.num.edu.mn, ch.byambatseren@gmail.com).

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Cite: Chonokhuu Sonomdagva, Byambaa Batdelger, and Byambatseren Chuluunpurev, "Characteristics of PM10 and PM2.5 in the Ambient Air of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 7, no. 11, pp. 827-830, 2016.

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