Articles | Volume 17, issue 17
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 10597–10618, 2017

Special issue: Coupled chemistry–meteorology modelling: status and...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 10597–10618, 2017
Research article
08 Sep 2017
Research article | 08 Sep 2017

Changes in domestic heating fuel use in Greece: effects on atmospheric chemistry and radiation

Eleni Athanasopoulou et al.

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This work focuses on the impact of residential wood burning on aerosol levels, composition and radiation under the ongoing economic crisis in Greece. The atmospheric model COSMO-ART performed a series of runs during the winter of 2013–2014. Emission inputs were revised according to the detailed aerosol characterization by local measurements. Aerosol levels were found to be elevated and mostly composed of organics, yet the timing of the plume justifies the minor radiative cooling and feedbacks.
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