Articles | Volume 20, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7259–7269, 2020

Special issue: Multiphase chemistry of secondary aerosol formation under...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7259–7269, 2020

Research article 23 Jun 2020

Research article | 23 Jun 2020

Importance of gas-particle partitioning of ammonia in haze formation in the rural agricultural environment

Jian Xu et al.


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AR by Kan Huang on behalf of the Authors (10 May 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (25 May 2020) by Jian Wang
Short summary
This study provided evidence that gas-particle partitioning of ammonia, as opposed to ammonia concentration, plays a critical role in the haze formation. A reduction in ammonia emissions alone may not reduce air pollution effectively, at least at rural agricultural sites in China.
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