Articles | Volume 18, issue 9
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 6771–6783, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-6771-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 6771–6783, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-6771-2018
Research article
15 May 2018
Research article | 15 May 2018

Self-organized classification of boundary layer meteorology and associated characteristics of air quality in Beijing

Zhiheng Liao et al.

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This paper investigates the modulation effect of ABL meteorology on Beijing’s surface air quality based on self-organizing maps. The self-organized ABL types correspond to significantly distinct pollutant loadings and diurnal evolution, particularly in winter. Anomalous stable ABL conditions are estimated to contribute 58.3 %, 46.4 % and 73.3 % of the elevated PM2.5 concentrations in January 2013, December 2015 and December 2016.
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