Articles | Volume 21, issue 6
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 4825–4848, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4825-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 4825–4848, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4825-2021

Research article 29 Mar 2021

Research article | 29 Mar 2021

A long-term estimation of biogenic volatile organic compound (BVOC) emission in China from 2001–2016: the roles of land cover change and climate variability

Hui Wang et al.

Data sets

The Model of Emissions of Gases and Aerosols from Nature version 2.1 (MEGAN2.1): an extended and updated framework for modeling biogenic emissions (https://bai.ess.uci.edu/megan/data-and-code/megan21) A. B. Guenther, X. Jiang, C. L. Heald, T. Sakulyanontvittaya, T. Duhl, L. K. Emmons, and X. Wang https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-5-1471-2012

Diurnal, seasonal and long-term variations of global formaldehyde columns inferred from combined OMI and GOME-2 observations (http://h2co.aeronomy.be) I. De Smedt, T. Stavrakou, F. Hendrick, T. Danckaert, T. Vlemmix, G. Pinardi, N. Theys, C. Lerot, C. Gielen, C. Vigouroux, C. Hermans, C. Fayt, P. Veefkind, J.-F. Müller, and M. Van Roozendael https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-12519-2015

Short summary
We assessed the influence of the greening trend on BVOC emission in China. The comparison among different scenarios showed that vegetation changes resulting from land cover management are the main driver of BVOC emission change in China. Climate variability contributed significantly to interannual variations but not much to the long-term trend during the study period.
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