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Volume 18, issue 7
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 4843–4858, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-4843-2018
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Special issue: Regional transport and transformation of air pollution in...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 4843–4858, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-4843-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 10 Apr 2018

Research article | 10 Apr 2018

Assessment of inter-city transport of particulate matter in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei region

Xing Chang et al.

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The Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei region in China has been suffering from a severe particulate matter pollution, and the inter-city transport of the pollutant plays an important role. The current research quantitatively assesses the transport process. We identify three transport pathways. The southwest–northwest one happens in both winter and summer. The transport is stronger at 300–1000 m, or 1–2 days before a pollution peak. The result may guide the joint emission control along the transport pathway.
The Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei region in China has been suffering from a severe particulate matter...
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