Articles | Volume 15, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12935–12952, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-12935-2015

Special issue: Haze-fog forecasts and near real time (NRT) data application...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12935–12952, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-12935-2015

Research article 22 Nov 2015

Research article | 22 Nov 2015

Changes in chemical components of aerosol particles in different haze regions in China from 2006 to 2013 and contribution of meteorological factors

X. Y. Zhang et al.

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No obvious changes were found in annual mean concentrations of major chemical components and PM10 in 2013, relative to 2012. But wintertime mass were quite different; approximately 60% of the winter mass increase from 2012 to 2013 can be attributed to severe meteorological conditions in the HBP area, and mass of chemical components exhibited a decline during 2006 to 2010, and then a rise till 2013. Coal-combustion was still the largest anthropogenic source of aerosol pollution in 2013 in China.
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