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標題: 大氣中氨氣及銨鹽微粒的量測與測性分析
Measurements and characteristics of atmospheric ammonia and particulate ammonium
作者: 林暐翔
Lin, Wei Hsiang
關鍵字: ammonia;氨氣;ammonium;vehicle;銨鹽;交通
出版社: 環境工程學系
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摘要
本研究利用環形擴散採樣器於台中市中興大學校園採集大氣酸鹼性氣體及PM2.5微粒,採樣時間為2004年8月至2005年1月,共採集80組日夜樣本,研究目的除了暸解都會區酸鹼性氣體及PM2.5組成特性,分析其日夜變化及臭氧事件日與非事件日之差異,並探討大氣中氨氣及銨鹽微粒的分布特性及影響因子。
台中都會地區PM2.5、SO42-、NO3-、Cl-、NH4+、HCl、HNO3、HNO2、SO2及NH3平均濃度分別為39.3、3.9、4.6、0.7、2.8、0.3、0.8、2.8、4.5及7.1 μg/m3,酸鹼性氣體及PM2.5化學組成日夜差異變化方面,日間HNO2、HNO3及NH3濃度分別為夜間的0.4、3.0及0.6倍,顯示這些酸鹼性氣體在大氣中生命週期很短,很容易轉化及去除。此外,臭氧事件日期間HCl、HNO3、SO2及NH3濃度分別為非事件日期間的2.4、2.8、1.5及1.7倍,PM2.5、SO42-及NH4+濃度分別為非事件日期間的1.9、1.7及2.1倍,顯示在臭氧事件日時因光化反應強烈,加上大氣擴散不良,易造成污染物之累積。
為確認NH3濃度量測結果之準確性,分別以靛酚/分光光度計法與離子層析儀法分析大氣中NH3濃度,前者量測結果平均較後者低估11.8 %,然變化趨勢非常一致(R2 = 0.99),此外,本研究以ADS採集NH3氣體收集效率平均亦高達99.2 %,顯示台中都會區NH3濃度的確較國外相關文獻高出許多。揮發之NH4+微粒濃度量測方面,質量平衡推估結果平均較實際量測濃度高估11.8 %,尤其當相對濕度低及溫度高時,質量平衡推估法更大幅高估NH4+揮發量。PM2.5中NH4+微粒有34 %為NH4NO3結合態,14 %為NH4Cl結合態,52 %為 (NH4)2SO4結合態,本地區在大量的NH3存在下,酸性氣體完全被中和,約有71 %的NH3氣體未轉化成NH4+微粒,HNO3及HCl等酸性氣體不足是影響NH4+微粒生成的主要因子,NH3與CO濃度呈現中度正相關,顯示NH3污染物可能來自於裝有觸媒轉化器的交通車輛。

Abstract
An annular denuder system was used to sample ambient gaseous pollutants and PM2.5 in the campus of the National Chung Hsing University from August 2004 to January 2005. A total number of eighty daytime and nighttime samples were collected. This study intends to understand the characteristics of these pollutants and the variation between daytime and nighttime, as well as their differences between ozone and non-ozone episodes. The study also investigates the characteristics of atmospheric ammonia and particulate ammonium, and their affecting factors.
According to the experiments, the average concentrations of PM2.5, SO42-, NO3-, Cl-, NH4+, HCl, HNO3, HNO2, SO2 and NH3 were respectively 39.3, 3.9, 4.6, 0.7, 2.8, 0.3, 0.8, 2.8, 4.5 and 7.1 μg/m3. In the daytime, the concentrations of HNO2, HNO3 and NH3 were respectively 0.4, 3.0 and 0.6 times higher than those in the nighttime. It showed that the life time of these acidic or alkaline gases in the atmosphere was short, and they were easily converted to particulates. During the sampling period, the concentrations of HCl, HNO3, SO2, NH3, PM2.5, SO42- and NH4+ in ozone episodes were respectively 2.4, 2.8, 1.5, 1.7, 1.9, 1.7 and 2.1 times higher than those in non-ozone episodes. The result indicated that the strong photochemical reaction and the poor air dispersion might cause the accumulation of the air pollutants.
This study also assured the accuracy of NH3 measurements by measuring the NH3 concentrations using the indophenol-blue method and the ion chromatography. The results showed that the NH3 concentrations determined by indophenol-blue method was approximately 11.8 % lower than those by ion chromatography. However both results were well correlated (R2 = 0.99). Besides these results, the collection efficiency of NH3 by annular denuder system was determined and the efficiency could be as high as 99.2 %. All of these measurements suggested that the ambient NH3 concentrations in Taichung urban area is much higher than those with other urban areas as described in the literatures. The amount of evaporation from the NH4+ particulates can be either measured through a back-up Teflon filter or estimated by using the mass balance method. Comparing these two methods, we find that the amount derived from the mass balance method is 11.8 % higher than the results measured from the back-up filter. This phenomenon particularly occurred under the conditions of lower humidity and higher temperature.
Based on the experimental results, there were about 34 % of NH4+ associated with NO3- to form NH4NO3, and 14 % forming NH4Cl and 52 % forming (NH4)2SO4. Due to significant amount of NH3 in this area, the acidic gases were fully neutralized by NH3. It resulted in about 71 % of NH3 in the gaseous phase. Insufficient HNO3 and HCl affected the formation of the particulate ammonium. Furthermore, NH3 was found positively correlated well with CO. It indicated that NH3 might be generated from vehicles equipped with catalytic converters.
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