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Air pollution in Kigali, Rwanda: spatial and temporal variability, source contributions, and the impact of car-free Sundays 237 52 0 4 293
South African Air Quality Information System (SAAQIS) mobile application tool: bringing real time state of air quality to South Africans 170 19 0 0 189
The impacts of commissioning coal-fired power stations on air quality in South Africa: insights from ambient monitoring stations 98 19 0 2 119
Perceptions of external costs of dust fallout from gold mine tailings: West Wits Basin 89 27 0 2 118
Assessment of heavy metals and radionuclides in dust fallout in the West Rand mining area of South Africa 82 23 0 1 106
Assessing the impact of Eskom power plant emissions on ambient air quality over KwaZamokuhle 69 29 0 1 99
Household air pollution exposure and respiratory health outcomes: a narrative review update of the South African epidemiological evidence 75 18 0 2 95
The use of dirty fuels by low-income households on the South African Highveld 68 8 0 10 86
Using Microsoft© Power BI© to visualise Rustenburg Local Municipality's Air Quality Data 67 5 0 6 78
Changes in health risk associated with air pollution and policy response effectiveness, Richards Bay, South Africa 65 10 0 2 77
Intra-urban variability of PM2.5 in a dense, low-income settlement on the South African Highveld 40 21 0 13 74
A critical review of health risk assessments of exposure to emissions from coal-fired power stations in South Africa 63 9 0 1 73
Public perceptions of air quality status and suggestions for improvement: The case of Richards Bay and its surroundings, uMhlathuze Local Municipality, South Africa 33 33 0 3 69
The Minimum Emission Standards (MES) and the sabotage of public health 66 3 0 0 69
Trace metal enrichment observed in soils around a coal fired power plant in South Africa 49 15 0 1 65
Air Pollution in Africa in the time of COVID-19: the air we breathe indoors and outdoors 50 14 0 0 64
Spatial and temporal trends of PM₁₀ and SO₂ in the Richards Bay area 50 8 0 1 59
The economics of flue gas cooling technology for coal-fired power stations with flue gas desulfurisation 45 7 0 1 53
Characterisation of semi-volatile hydrocarbon emissions from diesel engines 34 14 0 5 53
Analysis of the first surface nitrogen dioxide concentration observations over the South African Highveld derived from the Pandora-2s instrument 38 8 0 6 52
Assessing SO2, NO2 and O3 in rural areas of the North West Province 47 4 0 0 51
Ambient air quality data reported at Sasol Secunda monitoring stations during COVID-19 lockdown - Mpumalanga, South Africa 43 7 0 0 50
A street-level assessment of greenhouse gas emissions associated with traffic congestion in the city of Nairobi, Kenya 39 4 0 5 48
Low-cost sensors, an interesting alternative for air quality monitoring in Africa 47 0 0 0 47
Johan van Heerden 21 25 0 0 46
The quality of the first and second Vaal Triangle Airshed Priority Area Air Quality Management Plans 23 17 0 6 46
Evaluating the potential of remote sensing imagery in mapping ground-level fine particulate matter (PM25) for the Vaal Triangle Priority Area 33 10 0 2 45
Exploring PM2.5 variations from calibrated low-cost sensor network in Greater Kampala, during COVID-19 imposed lockdown restrictions: Lessons for Policy 33 6 0 5 44
The new WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines: What do they mean for South Africa? 26 17 0 0 43
Source profiling, source apportionment and cluster transport analysis to identify the sources of PM and the origin of air masses to an industrialised rural area in Limpopo 31 10 0 1 42
Does apparent temperature modify the effects of air pollution on respiratory disease hospital admissions in an industrial area of South Africa? 31 4 0 3 38
Aerosol characterisation including oxidative potential as a proxy of health impact: a case of a residential site in a highly industrialised area 25 4 0 7 36
A review of four decades of atmospheric trace gas measurements at Cape Point, South Africa 32 3 0 0 35
Dust and Radon Levels on the West Coast of Namibia - what did we learn? 30 5 0 0 35
Chemical characterization of fine particulate matter, source apportionment and long-range transport clusters in Thohoyandou, South Africa 27 7 0 1 35
The powerful potential of low-cost sensors for air quality research in Africa 32 3 0 0 35
Modeling tropospheric ozone and particulate matter in Tunis, Tunisia using generalized additive model 28 1 0 4 33
The Rwanda Climate Observatory: Developing climate science in East Africa 23 8 0 0 31
Authors' Response to Letter to the Editor "An Economic assessment of SO2 reduction from industrial sources on the highveld of South Africa" by Steyn and Kornelius 18 12 0 0 30
Measurement of atmospheric black carbon in some South Mediterranean cities: Seasonal variations and source apportionment 23 6 0 1 30
Quantifying the effect of air quality offsets on household air pollution and thermal comfort on the South Africa Highveld 26 4 0 0 30
A case study in the wintertime Vaal Triangle Air-Shed Priority Area on the utility of the nitrogen stable isotopic composition of aerosol nitrate to identify NOx sources 23 1 0 5 29
First WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health: A Brief Report 24 4 0 0 28
Gary Lackmann's book Midlatitude Synoptic Meteorology: Dynamics, Analysis and Forecasting and Synoptic-Dynamic Meteorology Lab Manual, by Gary M. Lackmann, Brian E. Mapes and Kevin R. Tyle 21 7 0 0 28
Opportunities for the application of low-cost sensors in epidemiological studies to advance evidence of air pollution impacts on human health 24 4 0 0 28
Fine PM emission factors from residential burning of solid fuels using traditional cast-iron coal stoves 12 13 0 2 27
The Expanded Freshwater and Terrestrial Environmental Observation Network (EFTEON) 19 8 0 0 27
An exploratory characterisation of the carbon and stable isotope composition of atmospheric particulate matter from opencast coal mining activities and adjacent communities 20 4 0 2 26
The Ghana Urban Air Quality Project (GHAir): Bridging air pollution data gaps in Ghana 23 3 0 0 26
Source apportionment of ambient fine and coarse aerosols in Embalenhle and Kinross, South Africa 13 7 0 6 26
Air Pollution and its impacts on health in Africa -insights from the State of Global Air 2020 25 0 0 0 25
Hackathons and TrainUps: Engaging new users of air quality data 16 8 0 0 24
Aerosol optical properties and direct radiative effect over Gobabeb, Namibia 15 6 0 3 24
An economic assessment of SO2 reduction from industrial sources on the highveld of South Africa 17 5 0 1 23
Response to: "An economic assessment of SO2 reduction from industrial sources on the highveld of South Africa" by Steyn and Kornelius 10 13 0 0 23
Outdoor temperature and its effect on mortality in South Africa 17 6 0 0 23
Remembering the late Minister Edna Molewa 18 5 0 0 23
Kerosene-based lighting: an overlooked source of exposure to household air pollution? 22 1 0 0 23
Air pollution in emerging mega-cities: Sources, evolution and impacts workshop 18 4 0 0 22
Joint iCACGP-IGAC 2018: 'Atmospheric Chemistry - from molecules to global impacts' in Kagawa, Japan 11 11 0 0 22
Ambient air pollution on the Highveld: An airshed at a watershed moment? 16 5 0 0 21
Air pollution abatement by selective nanoparticle deposition on filtration systems 16 0 0 5 21
Quantifying potential particulate matter intake dose in a low-income community in South Africa 13 3 0 4 20
Marine atmospheric chemistry research on the South African ice-breaker, the R/V SA Agulhas II 18 1 0 0 19
Introduction to the special issue: Air quality on the South African Highveld 14 5 0 0 19
Radon-222 measurements at Cape Point: A characterization of a 15 year time series 13 5 0 0 18
Sixth Global Environmental Outlook report calls for scaling up environmental protection 16 2 0 0 18
Using citizen science to assess cumulative risk from air and other pollution sources in informal settlements 15 3 0 0 18
South African Highveld concentrations of outdoor Total Gaseous Mercury 16 1 0 0 17
Are nature-based solutions a missing link in air quality management in South African cities? 17 0 0 0 17
The need for open data on air quality monitoring in logistically difficult environments 11 5 0 0 16
The potential for domestic thermal insulation retrofits on the South African Highveld 14 1 0 1 16
Integrating project-based infrastructures with long-term greenhouse gas observations in Africa 11 0 0 5 16
Wet season chemical composition of atmospheric wet deposition at Cape Point 9 1 0 5 15
Professor George Djolov 9 5 0 0 14
Celebrating the successes of the Clean Air Journal over the past 6 years and looking forward 8 6 0 0 14
Receptor modelling and risk assessment of volatile organic compounds measured at a regional background site in South Africa North-West University's research published in Atmospheric Environment 7 7 0 0 14
Indoor Particulate Matter Concentration Variations and Associations with Indoor/Outdoor Temperature in Rural Limpopo 11 3 0 0 14
Some observations about air quality in dense, low-income settlements 13 1 0 0 14
NACA conference 2021 - Evidence-based pathways to clean air in South Africa 11 3 0 0 14
PM2.5 chemical composition and geographical origin of air masses in Cape Town, South Africa 13 0 0 0 13
Clean Air Journal celebrated this year's International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies 8 5 0 0 13
AfriqAir's mission towards cleaner air for Africa and a call to action 10 2 0 0 12
Size-resolved characteristics of inorganic ionic species in atmospheric aerosols at a regional background site on the South African Highveld North-West University's research published in Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry 6 5 0 0 11
Remembering the late Benton Pillay 6 5 0 0 11
Household air pollution and respiratory symptoms a month before and during the stringent COVID-19 lockdown levels 5 and 4 in South Africa 9 2 0 0 11
Source apportionment of fine atmospheric particles using positive matrix factorization in Pretoria, South Africa 10 1 0 0 11
Message from the NACA President 10 0 0 0 10
News on air pollution and health data and impacts on health from the World Health Organization 8 1 0 0 9
Summary of research paper published in Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry titled: Assessment of polar organic aerosols at a regional background site in southern Africa 6 3 0 0 9
The need for open data on air quality monitoring in logistically difficult environments 9 0 0 0 9
Estimating lightning NOx production over South Africa 7 2 0 0 9
Celebration of the 80th Issue 8 0 0 0 8
A summary of the paper "Natural archives of long-range transported contamination at the remote lake Letseng-la Letsie, Maloti Mountains, Lesotho" 8 0 0 0 8
Clean Air Journal: supporting discussion on key African air quality issues 6 1 0 0 7
Message from the NACA President 6 0 0 0 6
Continuous air monitoring results laid bare: do we know what we know? 5 0 0 0 5
Summary of research paper published in Nature Communications titled: Biomass burning aerosols in most climate models are too absorbing 3 2 0 0 5
Estimates of CO2 fluxes for Cape Town 4 0 0 0 4
Leaf uptake of mercury lowers global air pollution. Cape Point GAW Station's research published in Nature Geoscience Journal 4 0 0 0 4
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