Articles | Volume 21, issue 2
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 1191–1209, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-1191-2021

Special issue: Regional assessment of air pollution and climate change over...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 1191–1209, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-1191-2021

Research article 28 Jan 2021

Research article | 28 Jan 2021

Improvement of the satellite-derived NOx emissions on air quality modeling and its effect on ozone and secondary inorganic aerosol formation in the Yangtze River Delta, China

Yang Yang et al.

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We conducted new NOx emission estimation based on the satellite-derived NO2 column constraint and found reduced emissions compared to previous estimates for a developed region in east China. The subsequent improvement in air quality modeling was demonstrated based on available ground observations. With multiple emission reduction cases for various pollutants, we explored the effective control approaches for ozone and inorganic aerosol pollution.
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