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Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 756230, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/756230
Research Article

Double Compressions of Atmospheric Depth by Geopotential Tendency, Vorticity, and Atmospheric Boundary Layer Affected Abrupt High Particulate Matter Concentrations at a Coastal City for a Yellow Dust Period in October

1Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Gangneung 210-702, Republic of Korea
2Research Institute of East Sea Life Sciences, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Gangneung 210-702, Republic of Korea

Received 2 October 2013; Accepted 17 November 2013; Published 23 January 2014

Academic Editor: Chung-Ru Ho

Copyright © 2014 Hyo Choi and Mi Sook Lee. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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