Articles | Volume 17, issue 6
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 3823–3843, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-3823-2017

Special issue: Global and regional assessment of intercontinental transport...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 3823–3843, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-3823-2017

Research article 20 Mar 2017

Research article | 20 Mar 2017

Nitrate transboundary heavy pollution over East Asia in winter

Syuichi Itahashi et al.

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Over East Asia, the transboundary air pollution of SO42− has been recognized. The importance of the transboundary air pollution of NO3 in winter was demonstrated in this study through synergetic ground-based observations with state-of-the-art measurements of secondary inorganic aerosols (SO42−, NO3, and NH4+) and a regional chemical transport model analysis. This study will help to refine the understanding of transboundary heavy PM2.5 pollution in winter.
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