Articles | Volume 18, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15387–15402, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-15387-2018

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

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15387–15402, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-15387-2018

Research article 26 Oct 2018

Research article | 26 Oct 2018

Tropospheric NO2, SO2, and HCHO over the East China Sea, using ship-based MAX-DOAS observations and comparison with OMI and OMPS satellite data

Wei Tan et al.

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This ship-based observation in June 2017 has, for the first time, reported the vertical column densities of NO2, SO2, and HCHO over oceanic areas of the East China Sea, which show good agreement with satellite observations. High levels of trace gases over oceanic areas were identified to be related to the regional transport of air pollutants from continental areas and nearby ship emissions.
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