Articles | Volume 21, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 12113–12139, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-12113-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 12113–12139, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-12113-2021
Measurement report
13 Aug 2021
Measurement report | 13 Aug 2021

Measurement report: Effect of wind shear on PM10 concentration vertical structure in the urban boundary layer in a complex terrain

Piotr Sekuła 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-2021-93', Tadeusz Niedzwiedz, 13 Apr 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Anita Bokwa, 15 Apr 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2021-93', Anonymous Referee #2, 16 Apr 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Anita Bokwa, 10 May 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Anita Bokwa on behalf of the Authors (25 May 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (02 Jun 2021) by Roya Bahreini
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (26 Jun 2021)
ED: Publish as is (29 Jun 2021) by Roya Bahreini
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Short summary
The wind shear generated on a local scale by the diversified relief’s impact can be a factor which significantly modifies the spatial pattern of PM10 concentration. The vertical profile of PM10 over a city located in a large valley during the events with high surface-level PM10 concentrations may show a sudden decrease with height not only due to the increase in wind speed, but also due to the change in wind direction alone. Vertical aerosanitary urban zones can be distinguished.
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