Articles | Volume 19, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11721–11741, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11721-2019

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

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11721–11741, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11721-2019

Research article 24 Sep 2019

Research article | 24 Sep 2019

Anthropogenic VOCs in Abidjan, southern West Africa: from source quantification to atmospheric impacts

Pamela Dominutti et al.

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Several field campaigns were performed in southern West Africa in the framework of the DACCIWA project with the purpose of measuring a broad range of atmospheric constituents. Our study presents the analysis of a comprehensive dataset which integrates up to 56 species of VOCs measured at different ambient sites and emission sources. Our detailed VOC estimation for Cote d'Ivoire is 3 to 6 times higher than the whole of Europe, transportation being the dominant source of VOCs.
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