Articles | Volume 20, issue 6
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3931–3944, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3931-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3931–3944, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3931-2020

Research article 01 Apr 2020

Research article | 01 Apr 2020

Vertical characteristics of aerosol hygroscopicity and impacts on optical properties over the North China Plain during winter

Quan Liu et al.

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We present a series of aircraft-based in situ measurements of aerosol chemical components and size distributions over the North China Plain, and the hygroscopicity is derived from aerosol chemical composition. These results reveal the vertical characteristics of aerosol hygroscopicity, and we investigated their impacts on optical properties and activation under different moisture and pollution conditions over this polluted region.
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