Articles | Volume 21, issue 19
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 14851–14869, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-14851-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 14851–14869, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-14851-2021

Research article 06 Oct 2021

Research article | 06 Oct 2021

Sources of black carbon at residential and traffic environments obtained by two source apportionment methods

Sanna Saarikoski 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-2021-231', Anonymous Referee #1, 31 May 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Sanna Saarikoski, 19 Aug 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2021-231', Anonymous Referee #2, 08 Jul 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Sanna Saarikoski, 19 Aug 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Sanna Saarikoski on behalf of the Authors (19 Aug 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (30 Aug 2021) by Stefania Gilardoni
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Short summary
This study presents the main sources of black carbon (BC) at two urban environments. The largest fraction of BC originated from biomass burning at the residential site (38 %) and from vehicular emissions (57 %) in the street canyon. Also, a significant fraction of BC was associated with urban background or long-range transport. The data are needed by modelers and authorities when assessing climate and air quality impact of BC as well as directing the emission legislation and mitigation actions.
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