Articles | Volume 23, issue 11
Research article
12 Jun 2023
Research article |  | 12 Jun 2023

High contribution of anthropogenic combustion sources to atmospheric inorganic reactive nitrogen in South China evidenced by isotopes

Tingting Li, Jun Li, Zeyu Sun, Hongxing Jiang, Chongguo Tian, and Gan Zhang


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2023-49', Xueyan Liu, 23 Feb 2023
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Tingting Li, 07 Apr 2023
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2023-49', Anonymous Referee #2, 25 Feb 2023
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Tingting Li, 07 Apr 2023

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
AR by Tingting Li on behalf of the Authors (07 Apr 2023)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Publish as is (09 May 2023) by Katye Altieri
AR by Tingting Li on behalf of the Authors (09 May 2023)
Short summary
N-NH4+ and N-NO3- were vital components in nitrogenous aerosols and contributed 69 % to total nitrogen in PM2.5. Coal combustion was still the most important source of urban atmospheric NO3-. However, the non-agriculture sources play an increasingly important role in NH4+ emissions.
Final-revised paper