Articles | Volume 19, issue 14
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9663–9680, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-9663-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9663–9680, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-9663-2019

Research article 31 Jul 2019

Research article | 31 Jul 2019

Modeling the aging process of black carbon during atmospheric transport using a new approach: a case study in Beijing

Yuxuan Zhang et al.

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In this work, we developed a new approach to simulate BC mixing state based on an emissions inventory and back-trajectory analysis. The model tracks the evolution of BC aging degree during atmospheric transport. Our simulations identified the important roles of extensive emission regions in the BC aging process during atmospheric transport, which provided more clues for improving air pollution and climate change.
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