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Synonyms for particulate

a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)

composed of distinct particles

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The next step of the study consisted of correlation and simple linear regression analysis of the data in order to identify the relationship between the dependent variable Y (physico-chemical characteristics of suspended particulate matter) and the independent variables X (physico-chemical characteristics of suspended particulate matter) [30].
Seawater samples were collected at the end of September (autumn) 2011 from the coastal region at a depth of 30 cm of the study area, to measure the heavy metals in the suspended particulate matter (SPM).
Thorat et al., "Assessment of heavy metal content in suspended particulate matter of coastal industrial town, Mithapur, Gujarat, India," Atmospheric Research, vol.
Total (18) Solid Aerosols (suspended particulate matter) samples were collected from different pools of Faisalabad city using Syntax Map Method.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to estimate the levels of Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) in ambient air within Mukula mine and the potential risks to mineworkers and inhabitants of the adjoining Mukula community's health.
Air pollution levels in Delhi crossed 570 micro grams in cubic meter of air this week, five times the national standard for respirable suspended particulate matter (RSPM).
This difference in growth rate also reflects the effect of seasonal variation in food availability, because food concentrations in the form of chlorophyll ct and suspended particulate matter are highest in this region during the summer months, and can decrease by as much as 50% in the winter (De'ath 2007).
"A quantitative estimation of source contributions to the concentrations of atmospheric suspended particulate matter in urban, suburban and industrial areas in Korea".
The key pollutants, which are threatening the atmosphere of the city, include carbon monoxide (CO), ozone (O), oxides of nitrogen (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2), lead (Pb) and suspended particulate matter (SPM), while nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is the major pollutant out of all other oxides of nitrogen in the air.
The main pollutant was suspended particulate matter -A usually attributed to coal burning and vehicle exhausts.
Suspended particulate matter in lakes, rivers, and marine systems.
This has allowed researchers to accurately estimate exposure to suspended particulate matter in the respirable range (N.
Toyota has long been actively implementing initiatives to reduce VOCs, which generate suspended particulate matter and photochemical oxidants, both of which are thought to contribute to atmospheric pollution and negatively affect human health.
Yomiuri Shimbun said researchers will select schools at various distances from major roadways, assessing local levels of suspended particulate matter (SPM) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions.
Hydrocarbon emissions are caused by imperfect combustion of gasoline and become suspended particulate matter in the atmosphere, a cause of asthma and other respiratory diseases.