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Volume 18, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8529–8547, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-8529-2018
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8529–8547, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-8529-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
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Research article 18 Jun 2018

Research article | 18 Jun 2018

Detection and variability of combustion-derived vapor in an urban basin

Richard P. Fiorella et al.

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Fossil fuel combustion produces water; where fossil fuel combustion is concentrated in urban areas, this humidity source may represent ~ 10 % of total humidity. In turn, this water vapor addition may alter urban meteorology, though the contribution of combustion vapor is difficult to measure. Using stable water isotopes, we estimate that up to 16 % of urban humidity may arise from combustion when the atmosphere is stable during winter, and develop recommendations for application in other cities.
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