Detection and quantification of levoglucosan in atmospheric aerosols: a review

Schkolnik, Gal; Rudich, Yinon
May 2006
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;May2006, Vol. 385 Issue 1, p26
Academic Journal
Levoglucosan is a tracer for biomass burning sources in atmospheric aerosol particles. Therefore, much effort has been recently put into developing methods for its quantification. This review describes and compares both established and emerging analytical methods for levoglucosan quantification in ambient aerosol samples, with the special needs of the environmental analytical chemist in mind.


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