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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-2745-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-2745-2022
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01 Mar 2022
Research article |  | 01 Mar 2022

Variability of nitrogen oxide emission fluxes and lifetimes estimated from Sentinel-5P TROPOMI observations

Kezia Lange, Andreas Richter, and John P. Burrows

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In this study, we investigated short time variability of NOx emissions and lifetimes on a global scale. We combined 2 years of satellite Sentinel-5P TROPOMI tropospheric NO2 column data with wind data. Fifty NOx sources distributed around the world are analyzed. The retrieved emissions show a clear seasonal dependence. NOx lifetime shows a latitudinal dependence but only a week seasonal dependence. NOx emissions show a clear weekly pattern which in contrast is not visible for NOx lifetimes.
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