Articles | Volume 18, issue 1
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 103–127, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-103-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 103–127, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-103-2018

Research article 04 Jan 2018

Research article | 04 Jan 2018

Impact of regional climate change and future emission scenarios on surface O3 and PM2.5 over India

Matthieu Pommier et al.

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The EMEP MSC-W chemical transport model – technical description D. Simpson, A. Benedictow, H. Berge, R. Bergström, L. D. Emberson, H. Fagerli, C. R. Flechard, G. D. Hayman, M. Gauss, J. E. Jonson, M. E. Jenkin, A. Nyíri, C. Richter, V. S. Semeena, S. Tsyro, J.-P. Tuovinen, Á. Valdebenito, and P. Wind https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-12-7825-2012

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India has to cope with a poor air quality, and this work shows a predicted increase in pollution (O3 & PM2.5) if no further policy efforts are made in the future. Climate change will modify the soil moisture leading to changes in O3. Changes in PM2.5 are related to changes in precipitation, biogenic emissions and wind speed. It is also shown that in the 2050s, the secondary inorganic aerosols will become the main component of PM2.5 over India related to the increase in anthropogenic emissions.
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