Articles | Volume 20, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7509–7530, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-7509-2020

Special issue: Shipping and the Environment – From Regional to Global...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7509–7530, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-7509-2020

Research article 30 Jun 2020

Research article | 30 Jun 2020

The impact of ship emissions on air quality and human health in the Gothenburg area – Part 1: 2012 emissions

Lin Tang et al.

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The effects of shipping emissions on air quality and health in the harbour city of Gothenburg were simulated for 2012 with coupled regional and city-scale chemistry transport models. The results show that contributions of shipping to exposure and health impacts from particulate matter and NO2 are significant and that shipping-related exposure to PM is dominated by emissions from regional shipping outside the city domain and is larger than exposure related to emissions from local road traffic.
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