Articles | Volume 21, issue 4
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 2837–2860, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-2837-2021

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

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 2837–2860, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-2837-2021

Research article 25 Feb 2021

Research article | 25 Feb 2021

Improving regional air quality predictions in the Indo-Gangetic Plain – case study of an intensive pollution episode in November 2017

Behrooz Roozitalab et al.

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We used air quality modeling to study an extreme pollution episode in November 2017 in India. We found both local and regional emissions contribute to high pollution levels. The extreme pollution values were the result of agricultural fires in the northwest of India. Ozone should be considered in future air quality management strategies.
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