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ACP | Articles | Volume 18, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11247–11260, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11247-2018
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11247–11260, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11247-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 13 Aug 2018

Research article | 13 Aug 2018

Intra-annual variations of regional aerosol optical depth, vertical distribution, and particle types from multiple satellite and ground-based observational datasets

Bin Zhao et al.

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We combine satellite-borne and ground-based observations to investigate the intra-annual variations of regional aerosol column loading, vertical distribution, and particle types. Column aerosol optical depth (AOD), as well as AOD > 800 m, peaks in summer/spring. However, AOD < 800 m and surface PM2.5 concentrations mostly peak in winter. The aerosol intra-annual variations differ significantly according to aerosol types characterized by different sizes, light absorption, and emission sources.
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