Articles | Volume 19, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11887–11910, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11887-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11887–11910, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11887-2019

Research article 24 Sep 2019

Research article | 24 Sep 2019

Exploring the impacts of anthropogenic emission sectors on PM2.5 and human health in South and East Asia

Carly L. Reddington et al.

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We use a high-resolution model over South and East Asia to explore air quality and human health benefits of eliminating emissions from six man-made pollution sources. We find that preventing emissions from either residential energy use, industry, or open biomass burning yields the largest reductions in ground-level particulate matter pollution and its associated disease burden over this region. We also summarize previous estimates of the source-specific disease burden in China and India.
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