Articles | Volume 17, issue 21
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-12941-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-12941-2017
Research article
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03 Nov 2017
Research article |  | 03 Nov 2017

Chemical characterization and source identification of PM2.5 at multiple sites in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei region, China

Xiaojuan Huang, Zirui Liu, Jingyun Liu, Bo Hu, Tianxue Wen, Guiqian Tang, Junke Zhang, Fangkun Wu, Dongsheng Ji, Lili Wang, and Yuesi Wang

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Recently, haze pollution has frequently occurred in North China. Therefore, we conducted synchronous measurements of PM2.5 for 1 year to investigate the haze formation mechanism, sources, and influences of regional transport. The results revealed that secondary aerosols, coal combustion, and motor vehicle exhaust exerted significant impacts on urban haze formation. The mitigation strategy of reducing gaseous precursors emitted from fossil fuel combustion was suggested.
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