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Title: Emission of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in China by county

Abstract

Quantitative relationships among social, economic, and climate parameters, and energy consumption for Chinese provinces, provide data for regression models' estimated rates of energy consumption and emission of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) by county. A nonlinear model was used for domestic coal combustion with total population and annual mean temperature as independent variables. Linear regression models were utilized for all other types of fuel consumption. Monte Carlo simulation demonstrated that emission factors, rather than the regression modeling, constitute the main source of uncertainty in prediction. Models were validated using available energy data of several northern and southern counties of China from the literature. The total PAHs produced by each county is approximately equivalent to the sum of the total emission from energy, coke, and aluminum production. 25 refs., 8 figs.

Authors:
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  1. Peking University, Beijing (China). Laboratory for Earth Surface Processes, College of Environmental Sciences
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20862364
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Environmental Science and Technology; Journal Volume: 41; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: taos@urban.pku.edu.cn
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; 20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; 02 PETROLEUM; 09 BIOMASS FUELS; CHINA; EMISSION; POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS; COKING PLANTS; MONTE CARLO METHOD; COAL; COMBUSTION; REGRESSION ANALYSIS; RESIDENTIAL SECTOR; POLLUTION SOURCES; ALUMINIUM; POWER GENERATION; ENERGY CONSUMPTION; CORRELATIONS; FOSSIL FUELS; BIOMASS; PARAMETRIC ANALYSIS; SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS; WOOD FUELS; STRAW; PETROLEUM; FORECASTING; FUEL CONSUMPTION; INDUSTRIAL PLANTS

Citation Formats

Yanxu Zhang, Shu Tao, Jun Cao, and Raymond M. Coveney III. Emission of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in China by county. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1021/es061545h.
Yanxu Zhang, Shu Tao, Jun Cao, & Raymond M. Coveney III. Emission of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in China by county. United States. doi:10.1021/es061545h.
Yanxu Zhang, Shu Tao, Jun Cao, and Raymond M. Coveney III. Thu . "Emission of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in China by county". United States. doi:10.1021/es061545h.
@article{osti_20862364,
title = {Emission of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in China by county},
author = {Yanxu Zhang and Shu Tao and Jun Cao and Raymond M. Coveney III},
abstractNote = {Quantitative relationships among social, economic, and climate parameters, and energy consumption for Chinese provinces, provide data for regression models' estimated rates of energy consumption and emission of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) by county. A nonlinear model was used for domestic coal combustion with total population and annual mean temperature as independent variables. Linear regression models were utilized for all other types of fuel consumption. Monte Carlo simulation demonstrated that emission factors, rather than the regression modeling, constitute the main source of uncertainty in prediction. Models were validated using available energy data of several northern and southern counties of China from the literature. The total PAHs produced by each county is approximately equivalent to the sum of the total emission from energy, coke, and aluminum production. 25 refs., 8 figs.},
doi = {10.1021/es061545h},
journal = {Environmental Science and Technology},
number = 3,
volume = 41,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}