Articles | Volume 21, issue 14
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 11405–11421, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-11405-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 11405–11421, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-11405-2021

Research article 29 Jul 2021

Research article | 29 Jul 2021

Reduced light absorption of black carbon (BC) and its influence on BC-boundary-layer interactions during “APEC Blue”

Meng Gao et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2021-170', Anonymous Referee #1, 12 Apr 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2021-170', Anonymous Referee #2, 02 May 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Meng Gao on behalf of the Authors (22 Jun 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (23 Jun 2021) by James Allan
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (24 Jun 2021)
ED: Publish as is (24 Jun 2021) by James Allan
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Short summary
Light absorption and radiative forcing of black carbon (BC) is influenced by both BC itself and its interactions with other aerosol chemical compositions. In this study, we used the online coupled WRF-Chem model to examine how emission control measures during the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference affect the mixing state and light absorption of BC and the associated implications for BC-PBL interactions.
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