Articles | Volume 18, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13673–13685, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13673-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13673–13685, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13673-2018

Research article 27 Sep 2018

Research article | 27 Sep 2018

Black carbon (BC) in a northern Tibetan mountain: effect of Kuwait fires on glaciers

Jiamao Zhou et al.

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A global chemical transportation model (MOZART-4) was used to analyze the BC transport from the source regions and a radiative transfer model (SNICAR) was used to study the effect of BC on snow albedo on the northern Tibetan Plateau. The result provides useful information to study the effect of the upward BC emissions on environmental and climate issues. The radiative effect of BC deposition on the snow melting provides important information regarding the water resources in the region.
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