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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12761-2020
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Long-term historical trends in air pollutant emissions in Asia: Regional Emission inventory in ASia (REAS) version 3

Junichi Kurokawa and Toshimasa Ohara

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A long historical emission inventory of major air pollutants in Asia during 1950–2015 was developed as Regional Emission inventory in ASia version 3 (REASv3). Trends of emissions and changes in source contributions in countries and regions in Asia during these 6 decades were analyzed. REASv3 provides monthly gridded data with 0.25° by 0.25° resolution for major source categories as well as table of emissions by countries and sub-regions for major sectors and fuel types.
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