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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 11893–11906, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-11893-2020

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 11893–11906, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-11893-2020

Research article 22 Oct 2020

Research article | 22 Oct 2020

Using a coupled large-eddy simulation–aerosol radiation model to investigate urban haze: sensitivity to aerosol loading and meteorological conditions

Jessica Slater et al.

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The feedback effect between aerosol particles, radiation and meteorology reduces turbulent motion and results in increased surface aerosol concentrations during Beijing haze. Observational analysis and regional modelling studies have examined the feedback effect but these studies are limited. In this work, we set up a high-resolution model for the Beijing environment to examine the sensitivity of the aerosol feedback effect to initial meteorological conditions and aerosol loading.
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