Articles | Volume 18, issue 4
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 2687–2707, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-2687-2018

Special issue: Results of the project "Dynamics–aerosol–chemistry–cloud...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 2687–2707, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-2687-2018

Research article 23 Feb 2018

Research article | 23 Feb 2018

Impact of biomass burning on pollutant surface concentrations in megacities of the Gulf of Guinea

Laurent Menut et al.

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During the DACCIWA project, the tropospheric chemical composition in large cities along the Gulf of Guinea is modelled using WRF and CHIMERE, with and without biomass burning emissions. The difference shows the net impact of fires on air quality in Lagos and Abidjan.
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