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Atmospheric impacts of Eastern Asia megacities
Editor(s): A. B. Guenther, C. H. Song, X. Tie, T. Wang, and K. Schaefer


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Analysis on the impact of aerosol optical depth on surface solar radiation in the Shanghai megacity, China
J. Xu, C. Li, H. Shi, Q. He, and L. Pan
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 3281-3289, 2011
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 3205 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  06 Apr 2011
Measurements of atmospheric mercury in Shanghai during September 2009
H. R. Friedli, A. F. Arellano Jr., F. Geng, C. Cai, and L. Pan
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 3781-3788, 2011
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 6718 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  27 Apr 2011
Carbonaceous species in PM2.5 at a pair of rural/urban sites in Beijing, 2005–2008
F. Yang, L. Huang, F. Duan, W. Zhang, K. He, Y. Ma, J. R. Brook, J. Tan, Q. Zhao, and Y. Cheng
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 7893-7903, 2011
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 926 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  04 Aug 2011
Gaseous pollutants in Beijing urban area during the heating period 2007–2008: variability, sources, meteorological, and chemical impacts
W. Lin, X. Xu, B. Ge, and X. Liu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 8157-8170, 2011
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 1605 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  10 Aug 2011
Analysis of the formation of fog and haze in North China Plain (NCP)
J. Quan, Q. Zhang, H. He, J. Liu, M. Huang, and H. Jin
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 8205-8214, 2011
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 2473 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  11 Aug 2011
Effect of isoprene emissions from major forests on ozone formation in the city of Shanghai, China
F. Geng, X. Tie, A. Guenther, G. Li, J. Cao, and P. Harley
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 10449-10459, 2011
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 1422 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  20 Oct 2011
Mass absorption efficiency of elemental carbon and water-soluble organic carbon in Beijing, China
Y. Cheng, K.-B. He, M. Zheng, F.-K. Duan, Z.-Y. Du, Y.-L. Ma, J.-H. Tan, F.-M. Yang, J.-M. Liu, X.-L. Zhang, R. J. Weber, M. H. Bergin, and A. G. Russell
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 11497-11510, 2011
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 690 KB)   Supplement (101 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  18 Nov 2011
Measurements of ozone and its precursors in Beijing during summertime: impact of urban plumes on ozone pollution in downwind rural areas
J. Xu, J. Z. Ma, X. L. Zhang, X. B. Xu, X. F. Xu, W. L. Lin, Y. Wang, W. Meng, and Z. Q. Ma
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 12241-12252, 2011
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 1724 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  07 Dec 2011
Typical types and formation mechanisms of haze in an Eastern Asia megacity, Shanghai
K. Huang, G. Zhuang, Y. Lin, J. S. Fu, Q. Wang, T. Liu, R. Zhang, Y. Jiang, C. Deng, Q. Fu, N. C. Hsu, and B. Cao
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 105-124, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 7920 KB)   Supplement (2068 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  02 Jan 2012
A high-resolution emission inventory of primary pollutants for the Huabei region, China
B. Zhao, P. Wang, J. Z. Ma, S. Zhu, A. Pozzer, and W. Li
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 481-501, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 5890 KB)   Supplement (247 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  10 Jan 2012
Morphology, composition and mixing state of individual carbonaceous aerosol in urban Shanghai
H. Fu, M. Zhang, W. Li, J. Chen, L. Wang, X. Quan, and W. Wang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 693-707, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 5703 KB)   Supplement (465 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  16 Jan 2012
Spatial and seasonal variability of PM2.5 acidity at two Chinese megacities: insights into the formation of secondary inorganic aerosols
K. He, Q. Zhao, Y. Ma, F. Duan, F. Yang, Z. Shi, and G. Chen
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 1377-1395, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 7041 KB)   Supplement (362 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  06 Feb 2012
Five-year record of atmospheric precipitation chemistry in urban Beijing, China
F. Yang, J. Tan, Z. B. Shi, Y. Cai, K. He, Y. Ma, F. Duan, T. Okuda, S. Tanaka, and G. Chen
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 2025-2035, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 782 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  21 Feb 2012
Impact of aerosol composition on cloud condensation nuclei activity
Q. Zhang, J. Meng, J. Quan, Y. Gao, D. Zhao, P. Chen, and H. He
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 3783-3790, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 1272 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  25 Apr 2012
The IPAC-NC field campaign: a pollution and oxidization pool in the lower atmosphere over Huabei, China
J. Z. Ma, W. Wang, Y. Chen, H. J. Liu, P. Yan, G. A. Ding, M. L. Wang, J. Sun, and J. Lelieveld
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 3883-3908, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 3787 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  03 May 2012
Spatial and temporal variation of anthropogenic black carbon emissions in China for the period 1980–2009
Y. Qin and S. D. Xie
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 4825-4841, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 4294 KB)   Supplement (56 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  01 Jun 2012
Highly time-resolved chemical characterization of atmospheric fine particles during 2010 Shanghai World Expo
X.-F. Huang, L.-Y. He, L. Xue, T.-L. Sun, L.-W. Zeng, Z.-H. Gong, M. Hu, and T. Zhu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 4897-4907, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 517 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  05 Jun 2012
Climatological perspectives of air transport from atmospheric boundary layer to tropopause layer over Asian monsoon regions during boreal summer inferred from Lagrangian approach
B. Chen, X. D. Xu, S. Yang, and T. L. Zhao
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 5827-5839, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 2265 KB)   Supplement (208 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  06 Jul 2012
Wet and dry deposition of atmospheric nitrogen at ten sites in Northern China
Y. P. Pan, Y. S. Wang, G. Q. Tang, and D. Wu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 6515-6535, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 3658 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  25 Jul 2012
Development and uncertainty analysis of a high-resolution NH3 emissions inventory and its implications with precipitation over the Pearl River Delta region, China
J. Y. Zheng, S. S. Yin, D. W. Kang, W. W. Che, and L. J. Zhong
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 7041-7058, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 1951 KB)   Supplement (128 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  06 Aug 2012
Tropospheric ozone trend over Beijing from 2002–2010: ozonesonde measurements and modeling analysis
Y. Wang, P. Konopka, Y. Liu, H. Chen, R. Müller, F. Plöger, M. Riese, Z. Cai, and D. Lü
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 8389-8399, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 764 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  18 Sep 2012
Impact of anthropogenic emission on air quality over a megacity – revealed from an intensive atmospheric campaign during the Chinese Spring Festival
K. Huang, G. Zhuang, Y. Lin, Q. Wang, J. S. Fu, R. Zhang, J. Li, C. Deng, and Q. Fu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 11631-11645, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 4162 KB)   Supplement (793 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  05 Dec 2012
Characteristics and sources of carbonaceous aerosols from Shanghai, China
J.-J. Cao, C.-S. Zhu, X.-X. Tie, F.-H. Geng, H.-M. Xu, S. S. H. Ho, G.-H. Wang, Y.-M. Han, and K.-F. Ho
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 803-817, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 622 KB)   Supplement (42 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  22 Jan 2013
Impact of Gobi desert dust on aerosol chemistry of Xi'an, inland China during spring 2009: differences in composition and size distribution between the urban ground surface and the mountain atmosphere
G. H. Wang, B. H. Zhou, C. L. Cheng, J. J. Cao, J. J. Li, J. J. Meng, J. Tao, R. J. Zhang, and P. Q. Fu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 819-835, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 12683 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  22 Jan 2013
Tropospheric NO2 vertical column densities over Beijing: results of the first three years of ground-based MAX-DOAS measurements (2008–2011) and satellite validation
J. Z. Ma, S. Beirle, J. L. Jin, R. Shaiganfar, P. Yan, and T. Wagner
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 1547-1567, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 3835 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)   Corrigendum


  07 Feb 2013
Spatial distribution and temporal variations of atmospheric sulfur deposition in Northern China: insights into the potential acidification risks
Y. P. Pan, Y. S. Wang, G. Q. Tang, and D. Wu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 1675-1688, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 1243 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  08 Feb 2013
Classification and investigation of Asian aerosol absorptive properties
T. Logan, B. Xi, X. Dong, Z. Li, and M. Cribb
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 2253-2265, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 6518 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  26 Feb 2013
A case study of the highly time-resolved evolution of aerosol chemical and optical properties in urban Shanghai, China
Y. Huang, L. Li, J. Li, X. Wang, H. Chen, J. Chen, X. Yang, D. S. Gross, H. Wang, L. Qiao, and C. Chen
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 3931-3944, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 2993 KB)   Supplement (857 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  17 Apr 2013
Seasonal and spatial variability of the OM/OC mass ratios and high regional correlation between oxalic acid and zinc in Chinese urban organic aerosols
L. Xing, T.-M. Fu, J. J. Cao, S. C. Lee, G. H. Wang, K. F. Ho, M.-C. Cheng, C.-F. You, and T. J. Wang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 4307-4318, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 895 KB)   Supplement (233 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  25 Apr 2013
Aerosol composition, sources and processes during wintertime in Beijing, China
Y. L. Sun, Z. F. Wang, P. Q. Fu, T. Yang, Q. Jiang, H. B. Dong, J. Li, and J. J. Jia
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 4577-4592, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 3202 KB)   Supplement (75 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  02 May 2013
Corrigendum to "Tropospheric NO2 vertical column densities over Beijing: results of the first three years of ground-based MAX-DOAS measurements (2008–2011) and satellite validation" published in Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 1547–1567, 2013
J. Z. Ma, S. Beirle, J. L. Jin, R. Shaiganfar, P. Yan, and T. Wagner
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 5629-5629, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 580 KB)   Corresponding Article


  10 Jun 2013
Megacity impacts on regional ozone formation: observations and WRF-Chem modeling for the MIRAGE-Shanghai field campaign
X. Tie, F. Geng, A. Guenther, J. Cao, J. Greenberg, R. Zhang, E. Apel, G. Li, A. Weinheimer, J. Chen, and C. Cai
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 5655-5669, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 4078 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  10 Jun 2013
How to improve the air quality over megacities in China: pollution characterization and source analysis in Shanghai before, during, and after the 2010 World Expo
K. Huang, G. Zhuang, Y. Lin, Q. Wang, J. S. Fu, Q. Fu, T. Liu, and C. Deng
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 5927-5942, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 5517 KB)   Supplement (6887 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  20 Jun 2013
Chemical characterization and source apportionment of PM2.5 in Beijing: seasonal perspective
R. Zhang, J. Jing, J. Tao, S.-C. Hsu, G. Wang, J. Cao, C. S. L. Lee, L. Zhu, Z. Chen, Y. Zhao, and Z. Shen
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 7053-7074, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 4355 KB)   Supplement (89 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)   Corrigendum


  25 Jul 2013
Seasonal changes in Fe species and soluble Fe concentration in the atmosphere in the Northwest Pacific region based on the analysis of aerosols collected in Tsukuba, Japan
Y. Takahashi, T. Furukawa, Y. Kanai, M. Uematsu, G. Zheng, and M. A. Marcus
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 7695-7710, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 2280 KB)   Supplement (338 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  09 Aug 2013
VOC emissions, evolutions and contributions to SOA formation at a receptor site in eastern China
B. Yuan, W. W. Hu, M. Shao, M. Wang, W. T. Chen, S. H. Lu, L. M. Zeng, and M. Hu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 8815-8832, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 4474 KB)   Supplement (1172 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  04 Sep 2013
Insights on organic aerosol aging and the influence of coal combustion at a regional receptor site of central eastern China
W. W. Hu, M. Hu, B. Yuan, J. L. Jimenez, Q. Tang, J. F. Peng, W. Hu, M. Shao, M. Wang, L. M. Zeng, Y. S. Wu, Z. H. Gong, X. F. Huang, and L. Y. He
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 10095-10112, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 8211 KB)   Supplement (2232 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  15 Oct 2013
Impacts of seasonal and regional variability in biogenic VOC emissions on surface ozone in the Pearl River delta region, China
S. Situ, A. Guenther, X. Wang, X. Jiang, A. Turnipseed, Z. Wu, J. Bai, and X. Wang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 11803-11817, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 3744 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  05 Dec 2013
Feasibility and difficulties of China's new air quality standard compliance: PRD case of PM2.5 and ozone from 2010 to 2025
H. Liu, X. M. Wang, J. M. Pang, and K. B. He
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 12013-12027, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 4138 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  11 Dec 2013
Source, transport and impacts of a heavy dust event in the Yangtze River Delta, China, in 2011
X. Fu, S. X. Wang, Z. Cheng, J. Xing, B. Zhao, J. D. Wang, and J. M. Hao
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 1239-1254, 2014
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 3137 KB)   Supplement (972 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  03 Feb 2014
Contribution of ammonium nitrate to aerosol optical depth and direct radiative forcing by aerosols over East Asia
R. S. Park, S. Lee, S.-K. Shin, and C. H. Song
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 2185-2201, 2014
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 3853 KB)   Supplement (379 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  27 Feb 2014
Ozone weekend effects in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei metropolitan area, China
Y. H. Wang, B. Hu, D. S. Ji, Z. R. Liu, G. Q. Tang, J. Y. Xin, H. X. Zhang, T. Song, L. L. Wang, W. K. Gao, X. K. Wang, and Y. S. Wang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 2419-2429, 2014
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 2864 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  10 Mar 2014
Understanding primary and secondary sources of ambient carbonyl compounds in Beijing using the PMF model
W. T. Chen, M. Shao, S. H. Lu, M. Wang, L. M. Zeng, B. Yuan, and Y. Liu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 3047-3062, 2014
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 652 KB)   Supplement (416 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  26 Mar 2014
Extensive spatiotemporal analyses of surface ozone and related meteorological variables in South Korea for the period 1999–2010
J. Seo, D. Youn, J. Y. Kim, and H. Lee
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 6395-6415, 2014
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 4684 KB)   Supplement (13297 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  26 Jun 2014
Impacts of different plant functional types on ambient ozone predictions in the Seoul Metropolitan Areas (SMAs), Korea
H.-K. Kim, J.-H. Woo, R. S. Park, C. H. Song, J.-H. Kim, S.-J. Ban, and J.-H. Park
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 7461-7484, 2014
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 5416 KB)   Supplement (2740 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  22 Jul 2014
Absorption and scattering properties of organic carbon versus sulfate dominant aerosols at Gosan climate observatory in Northeast Asia
S. Lim, M. Lee, S.-W. Kim, S.-C. Yoon, G. Lee, and Y. J. Lee
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 7781-7793, 2014
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 3671 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  05 Aug 2014
An evaluation of ozone dry deposition simulations in East Asia
R. J. Park, S. K. Hong, H.-A. Kwon, S. Kim, A. Guenther, J.-H. Woo, and C. P. Loughner
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 7929-7940, 2014
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 1092 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  11 Aug 2014
PM2.5 pollution in a megacity of southwest China: source apportionment and implication
J. Tao, J. Gao, L. Zhang, R. Zhang, H. Che, Z. Zhang, Z. Lin, J. Jing, J. Cao, and S.-C. Hsu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 8679-8699, 2014
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 2666 KB)   Supplement (266 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  26 Aug 2014
On the submicron aerosol distributions and CCN number concentrations in and around the Korean Peninsula
J. H. Kim, S. S. Yum, S. Shim, W. J. Kim, M. Park, J.-H. Kim, M.-H. Kim, and S.-C. Yoon
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 8763-8779, 2014
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 4113 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  26 Aug 2014