Articles | Volume 19, issue 5
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 3375–3393, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-3375-2019

Special issue: Regional transport and transformation of air pollution in...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 3375–3393, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-3375-2019

Research article 15 Mar 2019

Research article | 15 Mar 2019

Ground-based MAX-DOAS observations of tropospheric formaldehyde VCDs and comparisons with the CAMS model at a rural site near Beijing during APEC 2014

Xin Tian et al.

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We used the MAX-DOAS instrument installed at the UCAS, Beijing, to evaluate effects on HCHO. The daily variation, transport, sources, and the effect of APEC emission control measures on HCHO were analyzed. Dependences of HCHO VCDs on wind fields indicated that the HCHO values were affected by the transport of pollutants from the south. The results from comparing the MAX-DOAS with the CAMS model indicate the CAMS model can simulate the effects of transport and the secondary sources of HCHO well.
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