Particulate Matter from Diesel Vehicles: Emissions and Exposure

Maeve Gallagher, B. Basu, B Gosh, Saniul Alam, Laurence Gill, Balz Kamber, Aonghus McNabola

Research output: Book/ReportProject report


Research was conducted to assess the contribution of diesel vehicle emissions to the concentrations of PM2.5 in Dublin. The major source identified was solid fuel burning, contributing 46-50% of the total mass recorded. The 2nd largest contributor at a roadside site was diesel vehicle emissions (22%) followed closely by road dust (19%). The 2nd largest source at a suburban site was soil (20%) followed closely by sea spray (14%).
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationIreland
Number of pages40
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2021

Publication series

NameResearch Reports
PublisherEnvironmental Protection Agency


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