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NEWS: A research paper authored by undergraduate students majoring in Environment Science was accepted for publication in Journal of Environmental Sciences (IF2.2)

Recently, a paper entitled "Pollution characteristics, sources and lung cancer risk of atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a new urban district of Nanjing China" composed by Mr. Tao Wang, a 2012 grade undergraduate student of School of Environment as the first author was accepted by the top domestic SCI journal in environment domain, Journal of Environmental Sciences (IF=2.208), for its publication. This work was achieved under the supervision of assoc. prof. Zhonghuan Xia.


This paper took Xianlin University City of Nanjing as an example, described the pollution characteristics of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the atmosphere during spring and the main sources. It then estimated the local people's respiratory exposure and carried out health risk assessment. Reviewers considered that this study could provide an important scientific basis for the risk management and control of air pollution in the new urban areas of china.