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Volume 17, issue 19
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 12031–12050, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-12031-2017
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Special issue: Regional transport and transformation of air pollution in...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 12031–12050, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-12031-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 10 Oct 2017

Research article | 10 Oct 2017

A modeling study of the nonlinear response of fine particles to air pollutant emissions in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei region

Bin Zhao et al.

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Using over 1000 chemical transport model simulations in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei region, we find that the emissions of primary inorganic PM2.5 make the largest contribution to PM2.5 concentrations and thus should be prioritized in PM2.5 control strategies. Among the precursors, PM2.5 concentrations are primarily sensitive to the emissions of NH3, NMVOC+IVOC, and POA, and the sensitivities increase substantially for NH3 and NHx with the increase in emission reduction ratio.
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