Keywords: organic analytical laboratory, organic compound analysis, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, volatile organic compounds, semi-volatile organic compounds, organic aerosol, secondary organic aerosol, hazardous air pollutants, air pollution sources
Dr. Zielinska's primary areas of interest include collection and analysis of trace atmospheric organic species present in both the gas and particle phases; development of analytical methods for identifying biologically active compounds in primary and secondary particulate organic matter; kinetics and products of gas-phase reactions of organics; measurement methods for volatile and semi-volatile compounds in ambient air; ozone precursors; particle-associated and volatile organic compound emissions from various sources, including diesel- and gasoline-powered vehicles, wood combustion and meat cooking. At DRI, she is the director of the Organic Analytical Laboratory (OAL).
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