Articles | Volume 17, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 9261–9275, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-9261-2017

Special issue: Ten years of Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) observations...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 9261–9275, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-9261-2017

Research article 01 Aug 2017

Research article | 01 Aug 2017

NOx emission trends over Chinese cities estimated from OMI observations during 2005 to 2015

Fei Liu et al.

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We assess NOx emission trends over Chinese cities based on satellite NO2 observations using a method independent of chemical transport models. NOx emissions over 48 Chinese cities have decreased significantly since 2011. Cities with different dominant emission sources (i.e. power, industrial, and transportation sectors) showed variable emission decline timelines that corresponded to the schedules for emission control in different sectors.
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