Articles | Volume 18, issue 2
Research article
01 Feb 2018
Research article |  | 01 Feb 2018

The optical properties, physical properties and direct radiative forcing of urban columnar aerosols in the Yangtze River Delta, China

Bingliang Zhuang, Tijian Wang, Jane Liu, Huizheng Che, Yong Han, Yu Fu, Shu Li, Min Xie, Mengmeng Li, Pulong Chen, Huimin Chen, Xiu-qun Yang, and Jianning Sun

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Aerosols have a significant influence on climate changes. Their uncertainties could be substantially reduced if observation data were used. The properties and the DRF of fractionated aerosols in the western Yangtze River Delta are investigated based on measurements. Results reveal the characteristics of the optical properties and DRFs of different types of fractionated aerosols, which can be further used to improve aerosol modelling performance in the eastern regions of China.
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