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Selected Peer-reviewed publications (* corresponding author)

2014

  1. Xing, Z., Deng, J., Mu, C., Wang, Y., and Du, K.* (2014) Seasonal variation of mass absorption efficiency of elemental carbon in the four major emission areas in China, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Vol. 14, 1897-1905. (link)
  2. Li, Y., Deng, J., Mu,C., Xing, Z., and Du, K.* (2014) Vertical distribution of CO2 in the atmospheric boundary layer: characteristics and impact of meteorological variables, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 91, 110-117. (link)
  3. Deng, J., Xing, Z., Zhuang, B.,  and Du, K.* (2014) Comparative study on long-term visibility trend and its affecting factors on both sides of the Taiwan Strait, Atmospheric Research, Vol. 143, 266-278. (link)
  4. Shi, P., Xie, PH, Qin, M., Si, FQ, Dou, K., and Du, K.* (2014) Cluster Analysis for Daily Patterns of SO2 and NO2 Measured by the DOAS System, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Vol. 14, 1455-1465. (link)
  5. Li, Y., Xing, Z., Mu, C., and Du, K.* (2014) The Spatial and Temporal Variation of Near Surface Atmospheric CO2 with Mobile Measurements in Autumn and Spring in Xiamen, China, Environmental Science, Vol. 35, No. 5., 1671-1679. (in Chinese)

2013

  1. Deng, J., Du, K.*, Wang, W., and Rood, M. J.* (2013) Closure study on measured and modeled optical properties for dry and hydrated laboratory inorganic aerosols with mixtures of dicarboxylic acids, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 81, 177-187. (link)
  2. Du, K.*, Wang, K., Shi, P., and Wang, Y. (2013) Quantification of Atmospheric Visibility with Dual Digital Cameras during Daytime and Nighttime, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Vol. 6, 2121-2130. (link)
  3. Chen, B., Andersson, A., Lee, M., Kirillova, E. N., Xiao, Q., Kruså, M., Shi, M., Lu, Z., Streets, D. G., Du, K.*, and Gustafsson, Ö.* (2013) Source Forensics of Black Carbon Aerosols from China, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 47, No. 16, 9102-9108. (link)
  4. Du, K.*, Shi, P., Rood, M. J., Wang, K., Wang, Y., and Varma, R. (2013) Digital Optical Method to Quantify the Visual Opacity of Fugitive Plumes, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 77, 983-989. (link)
  5. Du, K., Mu, C., Deng, J.*, and Yuan, F. (2013) Study on Atmospheric Visibility Variations and the Impacts of Meteorological Parameters Using High Temporal Resolution Data: an Application of Environmental Internet of Things in China, International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 3, 238-247. (link)
  6. Li, TC, Wu, CY, Chen, WH, Yuan, CS, Wu, SP, Wang, XH, and Du, K. (2013) Diurnal Variation and Chemical Characteristics of Atmospheric Aerosol Particles and Their Source Fingerprints at Xiamen Bay, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Vol. 13, 596-607. (link)
  7. Wang, Y., Liu, S., Shi, P., Li, Y., Mu, C., and Du, K.*(2013) Temporal Variation of Mass Absorption Efficiency of Black Carbon at Urban and Suburban Locations, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Vol. 13, 275-286. (link)
  8. Li, Y., Mu, C., Deng, J., Zhao, S., and Du, K.*(2013) Near Surface Atmospheric CO2 Variations in Autumn at Suburban Xiamen, China, Environmental Science, Vol. 34, No. 5, 381-387. (in Chinese)
  9. Shi, P., Du, K.*, Mu, C., Wang, K., and Wang, Y. (2013) Measurement of Fugitive Dust Mass Emissions from Construction Activities Using Scanning Lidar System, Acta Optica Sinica, Vol. 33, No. 3, 32-38. (in Chinese)

2012

  1. Deng, J., Du, K.*, Wang, K., and Yuan, C-S* (2012) Long-term Atmospheric Visibility Trend in Southeast China, 1973-2010, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 59, 11-21. (link)
  2. Chen, B., Du, K.*, Wang, Y., et al. (2012) Emission and Transport of Carbonaceous Aerosols in Urbanized Coastal Areas in China, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Vol. 12., No. 3, 371-378. (link)
  3. Xu, L., Chen, X., Chen, J.*, Zhang, F., Du, K.*, and Wang, Y. (2012) Characterization of PM10 Atmospheric Aerosol at Urban and Urban Background Sites in Fuzhou, China, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Vol. 19, No. 5, 1443-1453. (link)
  4. Zhao, J., Chen, S., Wang, H., Ren, Y., Du, K., Xu, W., Zheng, H., and Jiang, B. (2012) Quantifying the Impact of Socio-economic Factors on Air Quality in Chinese Cities from 2000 to 2009, Environmental Pollution, Vol. 167, 148-154. (link)

2011

  1. Du, K.*, Wang, Y., Chen, B., Wang, K., et al. (2011) Digital Photographic Method to Quantify Black Carbon in Ambient Aerosols, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 45, No. 39, 7113-7120. (link)
  2. Du, K.*, Rood, M. J., Welton, E. J., Varma, R., Hashmonay, R. A., Kim, B. J., and Kemme, M. R. (2011) Optical Remote Sensing To Quantify Fugitive Particulate Mass Emissions from Stationary Short-Term and Mobile Continuous Sources: Part I. Method and Examples, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 45, No. 2, 658-665. (link)
  3. Du, K.*, Yuen, W., Wang, W., Rood, M. J., Varma, R., Hashmonay, R. A., E., Kim, B. J., and Kemme, M. R. (2011) Optical Remote Sensing to Quantify Fugitive Particulate Mass Emissions from Stationary Short-Term and Mobile Continuous Sources: Part II. Field Applications, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 45, No. 2, 666-672. (link)

2009

  1. Du, K., Rood, M. J., Kim, B. J., Kemme, M. R., Franek, B., and Mattison, K. (2009) Evaluation of Digital Optical Method to Determine Plume Opacity during Nighttime, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 43, No. 3, 783-789. (link)
  2. Du, K.*, Rood, M. J., Kim, B. J., Kemme, M. R., Franek, B., and Mattison, K. (2009) Digital Photographic Technique to Quantify Plume Opacity during Daytime and Nighttime, chapter in book Atmospheric and Biological Environmental Monitoring, Springer-Verlag GmbH, 39-50.

2008

  1. Varma, R., Hashmonay, R. A., Du, K., et al. (2008) A Novel Methodology for Fugitive Dust Emission Estimation using Optical Remote Sensing, chapter in book, Advanced Environmental Monitoring, Springer-Verlag GmbH, 143-154.

2007

  1. Du, K., Rood, M. J., Kim, B. J., Kemme, M. R., Franek, B., and Mattison, K. (2007) Quantification of Plume Opacity by Digital Photography, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 41, No. 3, 928-935. (link)
  2. Du, K., Rood, M. J., Kim, B. J., Kemme, M. R., Franek, B., Mattison, K. and Cook, J. (2007) Field Evaluation of Digital Optical Method to Quantify the Visual Opacity of Plumes, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, Vol. 57, No. 7, 836-844. (link)

Before 2007

  1. Liu, G., Xuan, J., Du, K., and Zhao R. (2004) Wind Tunnel Experiments on Dense Gas Plume Dispersion, Journal of Safety and Environment, Vol. 4, No. 3, 27-32.(in Chinese)
  2. Jiang, C., Ding, H., Liu, G., Du, K., Xuan, J., and Zhao, R. (2003) Comparison and Analysis of Wind Tunnel Test Data and Dispersion Model Prediction for Accidental Continuous Release of Dense Gases, China Safety Science Journal, Vol. 13, No. 2, 8-13.(in Chinese)
  3. Xuan, J., Liu, G. and Du, K. (2000) Dust Emission Inventory in Northern China, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 34, No. 26, 4565-4570. (link)
  4. Duan, L., Hao, J. Xie, S. and Du, K. (2000) Critical Loads of Acidity for Surface Waters in China, Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 246, No. 1, 1-10. (link)
  5. Zhan, X., Wang, J., Wen, X., Kong, H., Du, K., and Qian, Y. (1999) Adsorption of Aniline on NKA-II Macroporous Adsorption Resin, Environmental Chemistry, Vol. 18, No. 4, 359-363. (in Chinese)

Patents

  1. U.S. Patent No. US 7,495,767 B2, Awarded on Feb. 24, 2009, inventors: Kim, B. J., Rood, M. J., and Du, K., “Digital Optical Method (DOMTM) and system for determining opacity”.
  2. Chinese Patent No. 201110078731.4. Awarded on August 15, 2014, inventors: Du, K., Wang, Y., “A method to quantify black carbon concentration in ambient aerosols using digital camera”.
  3. Chinese Patent No. 201010177047.7. Awarded on August 29, 2014, inventor: Du, K., “Dual digicam method to quantify atmospheric visibility”.
  4. Chinese patent pending, Application No. 201110442838.2, December 27, 2011, inventors: Shi, P., Du, K., “Laser transmission method and system for quantifying the opacity of fugitive dust plumes”.
  5. Chinese patent pending, Application No. 201210080031.3, March 26, 2012, inventors: Shi, P., Du, K., “An open-path method based on Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) to quantify plume opacity”.

Standard Methods

  1. ASTM Subcommittee D22.03, “Standard Test Method for Determining the Opacity of a Plume in the Outdoor Ambient Atmosphere”, ASTM International, Designation: D7520-09, December 2009, pp. 21. http://www.astm.org/Standards/D7520.htm