Articles | Volume 17, issue 11
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7277–7290, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-7277-2017

Special issue: Regional transport and transformation of air pollution in...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7277–7290, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-7277-2017

Research article 16 Jun 2017

Research article | 16 Jun 2017

Insight into winter haze formation mechanisms based on aerosol hygroscopicity and effective density measurements

Yuanyuan Xie et al.

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Urban air pollution is one of the greatest environmental concern in 21st century. In this paper, we trace temporal evolutions of aerosol hygroscopicity and effective density during a representative particulate matter episode, which provide a strong support on that severe haze pollution can be formed in highly polluted areas by the initial accumulation of gas-phase and particulate pollutants under stagnant meteorological conditions and subsequent rapid particle growth by secondary processes.
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