This report outlines the methodology and findings from a two and a half year partnership study between the Ministry of Environment and Environment Canada, interpreting particulate matter speciation data from Golden, British Columbia. The focus of this study is the application of receptor modeling techniques to identify the origins of PM2.5 in Golden.
Evans, Greg J., Jeong, Cheol-Heon. 2007. Data Analysis and Source Apportionment of PM2.5 in Golden, British Columbia, Using Positive Matrix Factorization (PMF). Ministry of Environment