Articles | Volume 17, issue 2
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1143-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1143-2017
Research article
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25 Jan 2017
Research article |  | 25 Jan 2017

The surface aerosol optical properties in the urban area of Nanjing, west Yangtze River Delta, China

Bingliang Zhuang, Tijian Wang, Jane Liu, Shu Li, Min Xie, Yong Han, Pulong Chen, Qiduo Hu, Xiu-qun Yang, Congbin Fu, and Jialei Zhu

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The observed near-surface aerosol optical properties in urban Nanjing are analysed from March 2014 to February 2016. Substantial analysis in the key optical properties of the surface aerosol fill the gaps in the study on aerosols in Nanjing, even in the Yangtze River Delta (YRD). Relationships between the aerosol extinction coefficient (single scattering albedo) and atmospheric visibility are also carried out in different seasons to figure out the effect of aerosol on the visibility in Nanjing, YRD.
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