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ACP | Articles | Volume 20, issue 9
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 5559–5572, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-5559-2020
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 5559–5572, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-5559-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 12 May 2020

Research article | 12 May 2020

To what extents do urbanization and air pollution affect fog?

Shuqi Yan et al.

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The development of China has caused rapid urbanization and severe air pollution. However, the extent of their individual and combined effects on fog is not well understood. Through numerical experiments, we find that urbanization suppresses low-level fog but probably promotes upper-level fog. Additional aerosols generally promote fog. Urbanization affects fog to a much larger extent than aerosols do.
The development of China has caused rapid urbanization and severe air pollution. However, the...
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