Articles | Volume 19, issue 10
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6843–6859, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-6843-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6843–6859, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-6843-2019
Research article
22 May 2019
Research article | 22 May 2019

Submicron aerosol composition in the world's most polluted megacity: the Delhi Aerosol Supersite study

Shahzad Gani et al.

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Delhi experiences particulate matter concentrations that are among the highest in the world. We conducted a long-term campaign to make highly time-resolved measurements of submicron particle (PM1) chemical composition in Delhi. Our dataset illuminates key sources and atmospheric processes that impact Delhi's PM1 concentrations, with sharp differences among seasons and between day and night. In addition to local sources, Delhi's PM1 levels are amplified by regional pollution and meteorology.
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