Guor Cheng Fang

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Affiliation: Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Concentration of atmospheric particulates during a dust storm period in central Taiwan, Taichung
    Guor Cheng Fan
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Sci Total Environ 287:141-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The characteristic study of TSP, PM2.5-10 and PM2.5 in the rural site of central Taiwan
    G C Fang
    Health Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Department of Environmental Engineering, Taichung, Taiwan, People s Republic of China
    Sci Total Environ 232:177-84. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimation of PAHs dry deposition and BaP toxic equivalency factors (TEFs) study at Urban, Industry Park and rural sampling sites in central Taiwan, Taichung
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Hungkuang University, Sha Luh, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 55:787-96. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the ambient air of suburban and industrial regions of central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 54:443-52. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristic study of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for fine and coarse particulates at Pastureland near Industrial Park sampling site of central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 60:427-33. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of particulate, metallic elements of TSP, PM(2.5) and PM(2.5-10) aerosols at a farm sampling site in Taiwan, Taichung
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Sha Lu, 433, ROC, Taichung, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 308:157-66. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Fine (PM2.5), coarse (PM2.5-10), and metallic elements of suspended particulates for incense burning at Tzu Yun Yen temple in central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 51:983-91. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Suspended particulate variations and mass size distributions of incense burning at Tzu Yun Yen temple in Taiwan, Taichung
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 299:79-87. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint The study of Central Taiwan particles concentration variations during earthquake period
    G C Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Toxicology Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Environ Int 26:561-6. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The study of TSP, PM(2.5-10) and PM2.5 during Taiwan Chi-Chi Earthquake in the traffic site of central Taiwan, Taichung
    G C Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 41:1727-31. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Concentration of atmospheric particulates during a dust storm period in central Taiwan, Taichung
    Guor Cheng Fan
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Sci Total Environ 287:141-5. 2002
    ..5). And, the increased of ambient air particles concentrations after dust storm period were mainly coarse particle (PM2.5-10) concentrations in central Taiwan...
  2. ncbi request reprint The characteristic study of TSP, PM2.5-10 and PM2.5 in the rural site of central Taiwan
    G C Fang
    Health Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Department of Environmental Engineering, Taichung, Taiwan, People s Republic of China
    Sci Total Environ 232:177-84. 1999
    ..017-0.031 micron and 1.78-3.16 microns in the night period. The results indicate that the particle size distribution in the day time tends to be of larger particle size mode than the night time...
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimation of PAHs dry deposition and BaP toxic equivalency factors (TEFs) study at Urban, Industry Park and rural sampling sites in central Taiwan, Taichung
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Hungkuang University, Sha Luh, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 55:787-96. 2004
    ..However, compared with the BaP equivalency results to other studies conducted in factory, this study indicated the health risk of PAHs was acceptable in the ambient air of central Taiwan...
  4. ncbi request reprint Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the ambient air of suburban and industrial regions of central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 54:443-52. 2004
    ..8+/-356.3 ng/m(3), respectively. Stationary combustion processes were mainly responsible for PAHs sources at the TIP sampling site, while traffic vehicle exhaust was the largest contributor for PAHs sources at the THUC sampling site...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristic study of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for fine and coarse particulates at Pastureland near Industrial Park sampling site of central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 60:427-33. 2005
    ..5 or PM2.5-10 in Pastureland in central Taiwan. Moreover, coarse particulates are the dominant species during the dust storm season (March and April) in central Taiwan...
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of particulate, metallic elements of TSP, PM(2.5) and PM(2.5-10) aerosols at a farm sampling site in Taiwan, Taichung
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Sha Lu, 433, ROC, Taichung, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 308:157-66. 2003
    ..5) fraction. The atmospheric metallic elements in the TSP, PM(2.5) and PM(2.5-10) fractions came different emission sources, such as soil, traffic, industry and resuspended particles...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fine (PM2.5), coarse (PM2.5-10), and metallic elements of suspended particulates for incense burning at Tzu Yun Yen temple in central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 51:983-91. 2003
    ..5)) are the main portion of PM(10) at Tzu Yun Yen temple in this study. From the point of view of PM(10), these data reflect that the elements Fe, Zn, and Cr were the major elements distributed at Tzu Yun Yen temple in this study...
  8. ncbi request reprint Suspended particulate variations and mass size distributions of incense burning at Tzu Yun Yen temple in Taiwan, Taichung
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 299:79-87. 2002
    ..18-0.32 microm and 5.6-10 microm, respectively during Zhong Yuan Jie and the 1st or 15th of nong li of each month (Chinese lunar calendar) at Tzu Yun Yen temple...
  9. ncbi request reprint The study of Central Taiwan particles concentration variations during earthquake period
    G C Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Toxicology Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Environ Int 26:561-6. 2001
    ..More importantly, the wind direction was mainly blown from southeastern part. These two main factors enhance the fine-particles concentration in this area...
  10. ncbi request reprint The study of TSP, PM(2.5-10) and PM2.5 during Taiwan Chi-Chi Earthquake in the traffic site of central Taiwan, Taichung
    G C Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 41:1727-31. 2000
    ..5-10), PM2.5/PM10 and PM2.5/TSP are 2.2%, 67.2%, 38.9%, respectively. The results also indicated about Chi-Chi fine particle concentration (PM25) and the TSP increases in the traffic site of central Taiwan after Taiwan Chi-Chi Earthquake...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of particulate mass, chemical species for urban, suburban and rural areas in central Taiwan, Taichung
    G C Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Toxicology Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Chemosphere 41:1349-59. 2000
    ..Chloride dominated in the coarse mode in daytime and in fine mode in night-time. Nitrate can be found in both the coarse and fine modes. Sulfate dominated in fine mode in both daytime and night-time...
  12. ncbi request reprint The study of fine and coarse particles, and metallic elements for the daytime and night-time in a suburban area of central Taiwan, Taichung
    G C Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering and Health, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Chemosphere 41:639-44. 2000
    ..61) at particle size <2.5 microm. Cu and Zn were mainly in fine particles at both day and night period. Fe and Ca consist of the major parts of all the elements. Elemental Mn is the lowest among the rest of the heavy metals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Toxic equivalency factors study of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Taichung City, Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu 433, Taichung, Taiwan
    Toxicol Ind Health 18:279-88. 2002
    ..These cold fronts caused atmospheric particles and pollutants to accumulate in the troposphere, leading to extremely high concentrations of airborne particles and both gaseous and particle-bound PAHs in central Taiwan...
  14. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of ambient air particulates (TSP, PM2.5 and PM2.5-10) and ionic species at offshore areas near Taiwan Strait
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 132:269-76. 2006
    ..From statistical analysis, air-slake of crust surface, sea-salt aerosols, agriculture activities, coal combustion, and mobile vehicles were the possible emission sources of particulate pollution at TH and WT sampling sites...
  15. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in concentration and metallic constituents of atmospheric particulates near the western coast of central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan ROC
    Toxicol Ind Health 22:193-201. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Characterization, identification of ambient air and road dust polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in central Taiwan, Taichung
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan, ROC
    Sci Total Environ 327:135-46. 2004
    ..The major sources of PAHs were combustion, traffic vehicle exhaust (diesel and gasoline engine), incinerator and industrial stationary sources at both sampling sites in central Taiwan...
  17. ncbi request reprint Study of ambient air particulates pollutants near Taichung airport sampling site in central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan, ROC
    J Hazard Mater 144:492-8. 2007
    ..7 and 0.9 at different particles size mode. Besides, the ionic Ca(2+) has high negative values (r(sp)=-0.66, -0.66 and 0.61) with the increasing of the temperature, relative humidity and wind speed, respectively at fine particle size...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ambient air particulate concentrations and metallic elements principal component analysis at Taichung Harbor (TH) and WuChi Traffic (WT) near Taiwan Strait during 2004-2005
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 137:314-23. 2006
    ..At the WT sampling site, factor 1 explained 53.74% of the total variance of the data and had high loading for Zn (0.86) and Cu (0.85), which were identified as industrial/traffic emission sources...
  19. ncbi request reprint Characteristic of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations and source identification for fine and coarse particulates at Taichung Harbor near Taiwan Strait during 2004-2005
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental, Analysis Laboratory Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 366:729-38. 2006
    ..Diagnostic ratios and principal component analysis (PCA) were also used to characterize and identify PAHs emission sources in this study...
  20. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of nano and related ambient air pollutants at a traffic sampling site
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan
    Toxicol Ind Health 21:259-71. 2005
    ..Moreover, the data showed that the average metallic elements Fe and Zn have similar concentration distributions: the concentration decreased as the particle size fell in the nano size range...
  21. ncbi request reprint A study of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons concentrations and source identifications by methods of diagnostic ratio and principal component analysis at Taichung chemical Harbor near Taiwan Strait
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 64:1233-42. 2006
    ..Diagnostic ratio and principal component analysis (PCA) were also used to characterize and identify PAHs emission source in this study...
  22. ncbi request reprint The concentration, dry deposition, composition study of ambient air particulate and metallic pollutants at a traffic sampling site
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Toxicol Ind Health 19:25-35. 2003
    ..12 mg/g, respectively. And the average TSP composition in the night-time period of the metallic elements (Fe, Pb, Zn, Cu, Mg and Mn) is 3.02, 0.33, 1.57, 0.41, 0.58 and 0.13 mg/g, respectively at traffic sampling site of central Taiwan...
  23. ncbi request reprint Metallic elements study on fine and coarse particulates during daytime and nighttime periods at a traffic sampling site
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 345:61-8. 2005
    ..Soil dust, traffic exhaust, marine salt and anthropogenic activities were the major pollutant sources at the traffic sampling site in central Taiwan...
  24. ncbi request reprint Characterization of atmospheric particulate and metallic elements at Taichung Harbor near Taiwan Strait during 2004-2005
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 63:1912-23. 2006
    ..Finally, the average concentration variations of fine particulate (particle matter with aerodynamical diameter <2.5 microm, PM(2.5)) were in the following order: winter>spring>summer>autumn at the TH sample site...
  25. ncbi request reprint The measurements of ambient particulates (TSP, PM2.5, PM2.5-10), chemical component concentration variation, and mutagenicity study during 1998-2001 in central Taiwan
    Yuh Shen Wu
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Taichung, 433, Taiwan
    J Environ Sci Health C Environ Carcinog Ecotoxicol Rev 20:45-59. 2002
    ..The data obtained here also reflected that the mutagenicity of the suspended particulates are significantly higher in winter period than it occurred in summer period...
  26. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric pollutants study of particles and metallic elements during high wind speed (wind speed >6 m/s) near Taiwan Strait around central Taiwan
    Yuh Shen Wu
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan
    Toxicol Ind Health 22:1-13. 2006
    ..In addition, the concentrations of Fe, Zn, Mn, Cu, Pb, Cr, Mg for TSP, coarse and fine particulates were also analysed in this study...
  27. ncbi request reprint Review of atmospheric water-soluble ionic species in Asia during 1998-2001
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu 433, Taichung, Taiwan
    Toxicol Ind Health 21:189-96. 2005
    ..The data obtained here can also help to understand the sources, concentrations, phase distribution and health impact of atmospheric water-soluble ionic species (SO4(2-) and NO3-) in other Asian regions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Characteristic study of ionic species in nano, ultrafine, fine and coarse particle size mode at a traffic sampling site
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan
    Toxicol Ind Health 22:27-37. 2006
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  29. ncbi request reprint Dry deposition (downward, upward) concentration study of particulates and heavy metals during daytime, nighttime period at the traffic sampling site of Sha-Lu, Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 56:509-18. 2004
    ..70, 2.11, 1.66, 0.18, 0.86, 0.23, 0.32 and 0.07 (cm/s), respectively at traffic sampling site of central Taiwan...
  30. doi request reprint Atmospheric-particulates-bound mercury Hg(p) study at five characteristic sampling sites in Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Taiwan
    Environ Monit Assess 181:273-89. 2011
    ..Finally, the order of mean-particulates-bound mercury Hg(p) dry deposition in fall, spring and summer were Quan-xing (industrial) > Bei-shi (suburban/coastal) > Chang-hua (downtown) > He-mei (residential) > Gao-mei (wetland)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Organic carbon and elemental carbon in Asia: a review from 1996 to 2006
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, HungKung University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 150:231-7. 2008
    ..The major OC to EC ratios in Asia cities were 1.0-3.0. This work elucidates the characteristics, sources, distributions, and characteristics of atmospheric carbonaceous species in Asia...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dry deposition, ionic species measured and source interpretation during seasonal cycle at offshore areas near Taiwan Strait
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 64:1253-63. 2006
    ..Statistical methods such as correlation coefficient and principal component analysis were also used to identify the possible pollutant source...
  33. ncbi request reprint Emission characters of particulate concentrations and dry deposition studies for incense burning at a Taiwanese temple
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Toxicol Ind Health 18:183-90. 2002
    ..32-0.56 microm and 5.6-10 microm during the incense burning period. The dry deposition velocities of Cd used fine particulates (PM2.5) and suspended particulate (PM10) mode were 1.86 and 0.99 cm/s in this study, respectively...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dry deposition (downward, upward) concentration study of particulates and water-soluble ionic species during daytime, night-time period at the traffic sampling site of Sha-Lu, Taiwan
    Yuh Shen Wu
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Toxicol Ind Health 18:405-15. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Ambient air particulate dry deposition, concentrations and ionic species study at Taichung Harbor near Taiwan Strait
    Yuh Shen Wu
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Toxicol Ind Health 21:177-87. 2005
    ..8% and 80.6% of the PM2.5 and PM(2.5-10) mass concentrations, respectively at the Taichung Harbor sampling site...
  36. ncbi request reprint Apply appropriate statistic methods in analyzing ambient air particulate and metallic elements concentrations at a traffic sampling site
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, HungKung University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 137:1502-13. 2006
    ..According to the proposed equations, the variation of the particle concentrations can be predicted with known meteorological parameters during daytime and nighttime at traffic sampling site in central Taiwan...
  37. doi request reprint Atmospheric arsenic (As) study at five characteristic sampling sites in Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Environ Monit Assess 184:729-40. 2012
    ..Finally, the order of As average seasonal dry deposition was fall > winter > spring > summer, respectively, at Chang-hua (downtown), He-mei (residential), and Gao-mei (wetland) sampling sites...
  38. doi request reprint Characteristics of major secondary ions in typical polluted atmospheric aerosols during autumn in central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis, Hungkuang University, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    J Environ Manage 92:1520-7. 2011
    ..This indicated that the formatted secondary aerosols in the inland urban area could be transported to the coastal area by the weak land breeze and deteriorated the air quality in the coastal area at night...
  39. ncbi request reprint Overall dry deposition velocities of trace elements measured at harbor and traffic site in central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 67:966-74. 2007
    ..The results also indicated that the best approach to estimate overall dry deposition was by depending on the characteristics of particles with diameters larger than 2.5 microm...
  40. pmc Apply Woods model in the predictions of ambient air particles and metallic elements (Mn, Fe, Zn, Cr, and Cu) at industrial, suburban/coastal, and residential sampling sites
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hung Kuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:207620. 2012
    ..Additionally, as for He-mei sampling site, the main sources were subjected to traffic mobile emissions...
  41. doi request reprint Measurement and modeling of concentrations of ambient air particles, chromium, copper and lead pollutants concentrations, as well as dry deposition in central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 46:394-407. 2011
    ..Finally, the Noll and Fang model was found to yield better predictions of the dry deposition of ambient air particles and metallic elements Cr and Cu than any of the other deposition models...
  42. doi request reprint Bioaerosols as contributors to poor air quality in Taichung City, Taiwan
    Chun Chin Wang
    Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, 43302, Shalu, Taichung County, Taiwan
    Environ Monit Assess 166:1-9. 2010
    ..53-0.71 mm (average bioaerosol size was in the range of 2.1-4.7 microm) for each sampling site. Also, 20 kinds of bacteria exceeded levels for each sampling site and were classified as according to shape: rod, coccus and filamentous...
  43. doi request reprint Season variations for metallic elements compositions study in plant Bidens pilosa L. var. radiate Sch. in central Taiwan
    Yuh Shen Wu
    Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan
    Environ Monit Assess 168:255-67. 2010
    ..Finally, seasonal average composition for metallic elements Mg, Fe, and Cu were ranked highest at LH sampling site in spring...
  44. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations and sources study by way of back trajectories and ANOVA for ambient air pollutants (particulates and metallic elements) within a mixed area at Longjing, central Taiwan: 1-year observation
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hung Kuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, 433, Taiwan, ROC
    Environ Geochem Health . 2016
    ..Finally, metallic element Hg(p) is the only one which showed no significant concentration difference from either seasonal variations or half-year observations...
  45. ncbi request reprint A review of atmospheric fine particulate matter and its associated trace metal pollutants in Asian countries during the period 1995-2005
    Yuh Shen Wu
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan, ROC
    J Hazard Mater 143:511-5. 2007
    ..The results also indicated that the concentration of metallic element Cu increased as the averaged concentrations of metallic element Zn and Mn increased during the past 10 years in Asian countries...
  46. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of carbonaceous aerosol at Taichung Harbor, Taiwan during summer and autumn period of 2005
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, 433, Taiwan
    Environ Monit Assess 131:501-8. 2007
    ..And in this study OC and EC concentrations in this study are compared with those in other cities. The results of EC and OC concentration in this study are also compare with those other cities...
  47. ncbi request reprint Estimating the frequency distributions of PM10 and PM2.5 by the statistics of wind speed at Sha-Lu, Taiwan
    Hsin Chung Lu
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hangkuang Institute of Technology, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 298:119-30. 2002
    ..5 at the 95% confidence level. Therefore, the distribution of air pollutants is easily estimated when the wind speed data are known...
  48. doi request reprint Dry deposition of Mn, Zn, Cr, Cu and Pb in particles of sizes of 3 μm, 5.6 μm and 10 μm in central Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 203:158-68. 2012
    ..6 μm, and the Noll and Fang model yielded better predictions when the sizes of the particles were >5.6 μm...
  49. ncbi request reprint PM2.5 particulates and metallic elements (Ni, Cu, Zn, Cd and Pb) study in a mixed area of summer season in Shalu, Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Safety, Health, and Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, 433, Taiwan
    Environ Geochem Health . 2016
    ..Moreover, the results further indicated that mean metallic element Pb concentrations on PM2.5 and PM10 were all higher than those of the other elements for 24 h, day and nighttime...
  50. ncbi request reprint Influence of meteorological parameters on particulates and atmospheric pollutants at Taichung harbor sampling site
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, 433, Taiwan
    Environ Monit Assess 128:259-75. 2007
    ..In addition, relative statistical equations between pollutants and meteorological variables were also characterized in this study...
  51. ncbi request reprint Bioaerosols study in central Taiwan during summer season
    Chun Chin Wang
    Waste and Biology Treatment Laboratory, Department of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Toxicol Ind Health 23:133-9. 2007
    ..53-0.71 mm (average bioaerosol size was in the range of 2.1-4.7 microm) for each sampling site. Besides, there were exceeded 20 kinds of bacteria for each sampling site and the bacterial shape were rod, coccus and filamentous...
  52. ncbi request reprint Atmosphic pollutants study of particles ionic species during high wind speed (>7 m s(-1)) near Taiwan strait in central Taiwan from 2004 to 2005
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, HungKung University, Sha Lu, Taichung, 433, Taiwan
    Environ Monit Assess 124:21-32. 2007
    ..5-10) > PM(2.5) for particle at both sampling sites near Taiwan strait. In addition, the concentration of Cl(-), NO(3) (-), SO(4) (2-), NH(4) (+), Mg(2+), Ca(2+) and Na(+) were also analyzed in this study...
  53. doi request reprint Ambient suspended particulate matter and ionic speciation in Asian countries during 1998-2007
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan
    Toxicol Ind Health 26:589-600. 2010
    ..Finally, the mean ionic species of nitrate ions (NO(3)(-)), sulfate ions (SO(4)(2-)) and ammonium ions (NH4(+)) were found highest in China compared with the rest of the other Asian countries during the years 1998-2006...
  54. ncbi request reprint Decolorizing of lignin wastewater using the photochemical UV/TiO2 process
    Cheng Nan Chang
    Institute of Environmental Science, Tunghai University, Box 5 819, Taichung City 407, Taiwan, ROC
    Chemosphere 56:1011-7. 2004
    ..A model was developed based on the variation of ORP during the photochemical reaction to simulate the decoloring process. The proposed model can be used to predict the color removal efficiency of the UV/TiO2 process...
  55. doi request reprint Dry deposition study by using dry deposition plate and water surface sampler in Shalu, central Taiwan
    Chia Chun Chu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kuang Tien General Hospital, Shalu, Taichung, 433, Taiwan
    Environ Monit Assess 146:441-51. 2008
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Comparison of atmospheric mercury (Hg) among Korea, Japan, China and Taiwan during 2000-2008
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 162:607-15. 2009
    ..These phenomena revealed that the total gaseous mercury concentrations are reduced by long-distance transportation especially in the main land of China...
  57. ncbi request reprint Study of the ambient air metallic elements Cr, Cu, Zn, Cd and Pb at HAF sampling sites
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hung Kuang University, Shalu, Taichung, 433, Taiwan
    Environ Geochem Health . 2016
    ..3) Pb was present in the TSP and the dry deposits at the harbor sampling site...
  58. ncbi request reprint Characteristic study of dry deposition, concentration, compositions for particulates mass and ionic species during summer and autumn season at a traffic sampling site
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Air Toxic and Environmental Analysis Laboratory, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung 433, Taiwan
    Environ Monit Assess 122:259-73. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint The determination and fate of disinfection by-products from ozonation of polluted raw water
    Winn Jung Huang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hung Kuang University, 34 Chung Chie Road, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Sci Total Environ 345:261-72. 2005
    ..The percentage of elimination or formation levels reached during ozonation is also discussed in this study...
  60. doi request reprint Study of atmospheric metallic elements pollution in Asia during 2000-2007
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 180:115-21. 2010
    ..The lowest average concentrations for Cu, Mn, Cr and Ni, the average lowest concentrations occurred in Bangladesh. Taiwan had the lowest average concentrations of Cu and Ni among all Asian countries studied during 2000-2007...
  61. ncbi request reprint Annual ambient atmospheric mercury speciation measurement from Longjing, a rural site in Taiwan
    Guor Cheng Fang
    Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Hung Kuang University, Sha Lu, Taichung, 433, Taiwan, ROC
    Environ Geochem Health . 2016
    ..The average ratios of China/USA values were 89, 76 and 160 for total mercury, RGM and Hg(p), respectively, during the years of 2000-2012...
  62. ncbi request reprint Removal of carbon dioxide by a spray dryer
    Jyh Cherng Chen
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hung Kuang University, No 34, Chung Chie Road, Shalu, Taichung County, Taiwan 43302, Province of China
    Chemosphere 59:99-105. 2005
    ..Except NaOH+CaOH2, absorbents DEA+CaOH2, TEA+CaOH2, and single CaOH2 are not effective in removing CO2 by a spray dryer...
  63. ncbi request reprint Characterization of atmospheric PM10 and related chemical species in southern Taiwan during the episode days
    Shui Jen Chen
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Nei Pu 912, Ping Tung 91201, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 53:29-41. 2003
    ..In particular, high SOR and NOR verified that both SO4(2-) and NO3- dominated the increase of atmospheric PM10 concentration in southern Taiwan on episode days...
  64. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Asia: a review from 1999 to 2004
    Kuan Foo Chang
    Center for Environmental, Safety and Health Technology Department, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan
    Environ Pollut 142:388-96. 2006
    ..This work elucidates the characteristics, sources and distribution, and the healthy impacts of atmospheric PAH species in Asia...
  65. ncbi request reprint Source identifications of PM10 aerosols depending on hourly measurements of soluble components characterization among different events in Taipei Basin during spring season of 2004
    Shih Yu Chang
    Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 65:792-801. 2006
    ..The total variances of frontal dust, dust, northeast trade, south wind, and sea/land breeze events were explained about 85%, 86%, 76%, 77%, and 80%, respectively, indicating that the identified factors were satisfactory...
  66. ncbi request reprint Deodorization of dimethyl sulfide using a discharge approach at room temperature
    Cheng Hsien Tsai
    Department of Chemical Engineering, National Kao hsiung University of Applied Sciences, Kao Hsiung, Taiwan
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 53:1225-32. 2003
    ..This study provided useful information for gaining insight into the reaction pathways for the DMS dissociation and the formation of products in the plasmolysis and conversion processes...