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Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Atmospheric pollution in the Himalayan foothills: The SusKat-ABC international air pollution measurement campaign
Editor(s): S. S. Gunthe, E. Weingartner, K. O. Nguyen Thi, and E. Stone More information

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05 Oct 2018
Observation and analysis of spatiotemporal characteristics of surface ozone and carbon monoxide at multiple sites in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Khadak Singh Mahata, Maheswar Rupakheti, Arnico Kumar Panday, Piyush Bhardwaj, Manish Naja, Ashish Singh, Andrea Mues, Paolo Cristofanelli, Deepak Pudasainee, Paolo Bonasoni, and Mark G. Lawrence
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 14113-14132, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-14113-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-14113-2018, 2018
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21 Aug 2018
Variations in surface ozone and carbon monoxide in the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding broader regions during SusKat-ABC field campaign: role of local and regional sources
Piyush Bhardwaj, Manish Naja, Maheswar Rupakheti, Aurelia Lupascu, Andrea Mues, Arnico Kumar Panday, Rajesh Kumar, Khadak Singh Mahata, Shyam Lal, Harish C. Chandola, and Mark G. Lawrence
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11949-11971, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11949-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11949-2018, 2018
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03 Aug 2018
Molecular characterization of organic aerosols in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: insights into primary and secondary sources
Xin Wan, Shichang Kang, Maheswar Rupakheti, Qianggong Zhang, Lekhendra Tripathee, Junming Guo, Pengfei Chen, Dipesh Rupakheti, Arnico K. Panday, Mark G. Lawrence, Kimitaka Kawamura, and Zhiyuan Cong
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2018-704,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2018-704, 2018
Revised manuscript under review for ACP (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
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05 Apr 2018
Sources and physicochemical characteristics of black carbon aerosol from the southeastern Tibetan Plateau: internal mixing enhances light absorption
Qiyuan Wang, Junji Cao, Yongming Han, Jie Tian, Chongshu Zhu, Yonggang Zhang, Ningning Zhang, Zhenxing Shen, Haiyan Ni, Shuyu Zhao, and Jiarui Wu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 4639-4656, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-4639-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-4639-2018, 2018
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30 Jan 2018
Transport of regional pollutants through a remote trans-Himalayan valley in Nepal
Shradda Dhungel, Bhogendra Kathayat, Khadak Mahata, and Arnico Panday
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1203-1216, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1203-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1203-2018, 2018
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24 Oct 2017
Wintertime aerosol optical and radiative properties in the Kathmandu Valley during the SusKat-ABC field campaign
Chaeyoon Cho, Sang-Woo Kim, Maheswar Rupakheti, Jin-Soo Park, Arnico Panday, Soon-Chang Yoon, Ji-Hyoung Kim, Hyunjae Kim, Haeun Jeon, Minyoung Sung, Bong Mann Kim, Seungkyu K. Hong, Rokjin J. Park, Dipesh Rupakheti, Khadak Singh Mahata, Puppala Siva Praveen, Mark G. Lawrence, and Brent Holben
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 12617-12632, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-12617-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-12617-2017, 2017
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24 Oct 2017
Seasonal and diurnal variations in methane and carbon dioxide in the Kathmandu Valley in the foothills of the central Himalayas
Khadak Singh Mahata, Arnico Kumar Panday, Maheswar Rupakheti, Ashish Singh, Manish Naja, and Mark G. Lawrence
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 12573-12596, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-12573-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-12573-2017, 2017
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09 Oct 2017
Re-evaluating black carbon in the Himalayas and the Tibetan Plateau: concentrations and deposition
Chaoliu Li, Fangping Yan, Shichang Kang, Pengfei Chen, Xiaowen Han, Zhaofu Hu, Guoshuai Zhang, Ye Hong, Shaopeng Gao, Bin Qu, Zhejing Zhu, Jiwei Li, Bing Chen, and Mika Sillanpää
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 11899-11912, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-11899-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-11899-2017, 2017
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18 Sep 2017
Pre-monsoon air quality over Lumbini, a world heritage site along the Himalayan foothills
Dipesh Rupakheti, Bhupesh Adhikary, Puppala Siva Praveen, Maheswar Rupakheti, Shichang Kang, Khadak Singh Mahata, Manish Naja, Qianggong Zhang, Arnico Kumar Panday, and Mark G. Lawrence
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 11041-11063, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-11041-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-11041-2017, 2017
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21 Jul 2017
Organic molecular tracers in the atmospheric aerosols from Lumbini, Nepal, in the northern Indo-Gangetic Plain: influence of biomass burning
Xin Wan, Shichang Kang, Quanlian Li, Dipesh Rupakheti, Qianggong Zhang, Junming Guo, Pengfei Chen, Lekhendra Tripathee, Maheswar Rupakheti, Arnico K. Panday, Wu Wang, Kimitaka Kawamura, Shaopeng Gao, Guangming Wu, and Zhiyuan Cong
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8867-8885, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8867-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8867-2017, 2017
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04 Jul 2017
Investigation of the mixing layer height derived from ceilometer measurements in the Kathmandu Valley and implications for local air quality
Andrea Mues, Maheswar Rupakheti, Christoph Münkel, Axel Lauer, Heiko Bozem, Peter Hoor, Tim Butler, and Mark G. Lawrence
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8157-8176, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8157-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8157-2017, 2017
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04 Jul 2017
Source apportionment of NMVOCs in the Kathmandu Valley during the SusKat-ABC international field campaign using positive matrix factorization
Chinmoy Sarkar, Vinayak Sinha, Baerbel Sinha, Arnico K. Panday, Maheswar Rupakheti, and Mark G. Lawrence
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8129-8156, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8129-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8129-2017, 2017
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01 Jun 2017
Near-road sampling of PM2. 5, BC, and fine-particle chemical components in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Kabindra M. Shakya, Maheswar Rupakheti, Anima Shahi, Rejina Maskey, Bidya Pradhan, Arnico Panday, Siva P. Puppala, Mark Lawrence, and Richard E. Peltier
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6503-6516, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-6503-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-6503-2017, 2017
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07 Sep 2016
Nepal Ambient Monitoring and Source Testing Experiment (NAMaSTE): emissions of trace gases and light-absorbing carbon from wood and dung cooking fires, garbage and crop residue burning, brick kilns, and other sources
Chelsea E. Stockwell, Ted J. Christian, J. Douglas Goetz, Thilina Jayarathne, Prakash V. Bhave, Puppala S. Praveen, Sagar Adhikari, Rashmi Maharjan, Peter F. DeCarlo, Elizabeth A. Stone, Eri Saikawa, Donald R. Blake, Isobel J. Simpson, Robert J. Yokelson, and Arnico K. Panday
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 11043-11081, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-11043-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-11043-2016, 2016
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24 Aug 2016
Boundary layer evolution over the central Himalayas from radio wind profiler and model simulations
Narendra Singh, Raman Solanki, Narendra Ojha, Ruud H. H. Janssen, Andrea Pozzer, and Surendra K. Dhaka
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 10559-10572, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-10559-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-10559-2016, 2016
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24 Mar 2016
Overview of VOC emissions and chemistry from PTR-TOF-MS measurements during the SusKat-ABC campaign: high acetaldehyde, isoprene and isocyanic acid in wintertime air of the Kathmandu Valley
Chinmoy Sarkar, Vinayak Sinha, Vinod Kumar, Maheswar Rupakheti, Arnico Panday, Khadak S. Mahata, Dipesh Rupakheti, Bhogendra Kathayat, and Mark G. Lawrence
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 3979-4003, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-3979-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-3979-2016, 2016
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17 Dec 2015
Seasonal variation of ozone and black carbon observed at Paknajol, an urban site in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
D. Putero, P. Cristofanelli, A. Marinoni, B. Adhikary, R. Duchi, S. D. Shrestha, G. P. Verza, T. C. Landi, F. Calzolari, M. Busetto, G. Agrillo, F. Biancofiore, P. Di Carlo, A. K. Panday, M. Rupakheti, and P. Bonasoni
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13957-13971, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-13957-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-13957-2015, 2015
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01 Jun 2015
Atmospheric brown clouds reach the Tibetan Plateau by crossing the Himalayas
Z. L. Lüthi, B. Škerlak, S.-W. Kim, A. Lauer, A. Mues, M. Rupakheti, and S. Kang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 6007-6021, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-6007-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-6007-2015, 2015
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