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dc.contributor.authorBirgül, Aşkın
dc.contributor.authorKurt Karakuş, Perihan Binnur
dc.contributor.authorAlegria, Henry
dc.contributor.authorGüngörmüş, Elif
dc.contributor.authorÇelik, Halil
dc.contributor.authorÇiçek, Tuğba
dc.contributor.authorGüven, Emine Can
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-18T12:20:14Z
dc.date.available2017-09-18T12:20:14Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationBirgül, A., Kurt Karakuş, P. B., Alegria, H., Güngörmüş, E., Çelik, H., and Çiçek, T. (2017). Polyurethane foam (PUF) disk passive samplers derived polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) concentrations in the ambient air of Bursa-Turkey: Spatial and temporal variations and health risk assessment. Chemosphere, 168, 1345-1355. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.11.124en_US
dc.identifier.issn0045-6535
dc.identifier.urihttp://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.11.124
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11147/6271
dc.description.abstractPolyurethane foam (PUF) passive samplers were employed to assess air concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in background, agricultural, semi-urban, urban and industrial sites in Bursa, Turkey. Samplers were deployed for approximately 2-month periods from February to December 2014 in five sampling campaign. Results showed a clear rural-agricultural-semi-urban-urban-industrial PCBs concentration gradient. Considering all sampling periods, ambient air concentrations of Σ43PCBs ranged from 9.6 to 1240 pg/m3at all sites with an average of 24.1 ± 8.2, 43.8 ± 24.4, 140 ± 190, 42.8 ± 24.6, 160 ± 280, 84.1 ± 105, 170 ± 150 and 280 ± 540 pg/m3for Mount Uludag, Uludag University Campus, Camlica, Bursa Technical University Osmangazi Campus, Hamitler, Agakoy, Kestel Organised Industrial District and Demirtas Organised Industrial District sampling sites, respectively. The ambient air PCB concentrations increased along a gradient from background to industrial areas by a factor of 1.7–11.4. 4-Cl PCBs (31.50–81.60%) was the most dominant homologue group at all sampling sites followed by 3-Cl, 7-Cl, 6-Cl and 5-Cl homologue groups. Sampling locations and potential sources grouped in principal component analysis. Results of PCA plots highlighted a large variability of the PCB mixture in air, hence possible related sources, in Bursa area. Calculated inhalation risk levels in this study indicated no serious adverse health effects. This study is one of few efforts to characterize PCB composition in ambient air seasonally and spatially for urban and industrial areas of Turkey by using passive samplers as an alternative sampling method for concurrent monitoring at multiple sites.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipScientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (21514107-221.01-8290); TUBITAK (112Y315)en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherElsevieren_US
dc.relation.isversionof10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.11.124en_US
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen_US
dc.subjectHealth risk assessmenten_US
dc.subjectPassive air samplersen_US
dc.subjectPolychlorinated biphenylen_US
dc.subjectBackground to industrial transecten_US
dc.subjectPolyurethane foamen_US
dc.titlePolyurethane foam (PUF) disk passive samplers derived polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) concentrations in the ambient air of Bursa-Turkey: Spatial and temporal variations and health risk assessmenten_US
dc.typearticleen_US
dc.contributor.authorIDTR115933en_US
dc.contributor.iztechauthorGüngörmüş, Elif
dc.contributor.iztechauthorÇiçek, Tuğba
dc.relation.journalChemosphereen_US
dc.contributor.departmentİYTE, Mühendislik Fakültesi, Kimya Mühendisliği Bölümüen_US
dc.identifier.volume168en_US
dc.identifier.startpage1345en_US
dc.identifier.endpage1355en_US
dc.identifier.wosWOS:000400879900054
dc.identifier.scopusSCOPUS:2-s2.0-85006756555
dc.relation.publicationcategoryMakale - Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi - Kurum Öğretim Elemanıen_US


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