Articles | Volume 18, issue 13
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 9583–9596, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-9583-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 9583–9596, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-9583-2018

Research article 09 Jul 2018

Research article | 09 Jul 2018

Sensitivity of biogenic volatile organic compound emissions to leaf area index and land cover in Beijing

Hui Wang et al.

Data sets

Finer resolution observation and monitoring of global land cover: first mapping results with Landsat TM and ETM+ data P. Gong, J. Wang, L. Yu, Y. Zhao, Y. Zhao, L. Liang, Z. Niu, X. Huang, H. Fu, S. Liu, C. Li, X. Li, W. Fu, C. Liu, Y. Xu, X. Wang, Q. Cheng, L. Hu, W. Yao, H. Zhang, P. Zhu, Z. Zhao, H. Zhang, Y. Zheng, L. Ji, Y. Zhang, H. Chen, A. Yan, J. Guo, L. Yu, L. Wang, X. Liu, T. Shi, M. Zhu, Y. Chen, G. Yang, P. Tang, B. Xu, C. Giri, N. Clinton, Z. Zhu, J. Chen, and J. Chen https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2012.748992

Short summary
The Beijing area has suffered from severe air quality pollution in recent years, including ozone pollution in summer. BVOC emissions play a non-negligible role in air quality and climate. Since the forest cover rate increased from 20.6 % to 35.8 % during 1998–2013 in Beijing, we presented a new estimation of local BVOC emissions in a current scenario based on the latest emission model MEGAN v2.1 and also adopted diverse input datasets for the sensitivities of the model and results.
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