Articles | Volume 15, issue 1
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 363–373, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-363-2015
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 363–373, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-363-2015

Research article 13 Jan 2015

Research article | 13 Jan 2015

Importance of transboundary transport of biomass burning emissions to regional air quality in Southeast Asia during a high fire event

B. Aouizerats et al.

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In this study, we simulated the regional transport and evolution of biomass burning occurring in Indonesia during the high fire event in 2006. We studied and quantified the contribution of those fires to the Singapore pollution levels. This high resolution modelling study showed that about half of the particulate pollution events in Singapore were mainly due to fires occurring in Sumatra (Indonesia), while the other half were due to local pollution.
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