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Characteristic and Driving Factors of Aerosol Optical Depth over Mainland China during 1980–2017

Wenmin Qin, Ying Liu, Lunche Wang, Aiwen Lin, Xiangao Xia, Huizheng Che, Muhammad Bilal, Ming Zhang
2018 Remote Sensing  
Guo et al. [33] revealed the spatial and temporal characteristics of AOD values during 1980-2008 over mainland China using the TOMS AOD and MODIS AOD products (2000 -2008 .  ...  However, few studies have been made for analyzing the characteristics and driving factors of AOD values in different climate zones and terrain features over mainland China, due to the relative sparse AOD  ...  Figure 11 . 11 The seasonal mean AODP values over mainland China during 1980-2017. Figure 11 . 11 The seasonal mean AODP values over mainland China during 1980-2017.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10071064 fatcat:r2c7ddunivej3cpqdvciaao3ba

Solar Brightening/Dimming over China's Mainland: Effects of Atmospheric Aerosols, Anthropogenic Emissions, and Meteorological Conditions

Hejin Fang, Wenmin Qin, Lunche Wang, Ming Zhang, Xuefang Yang
2020 Remote Sensing  
The results show the following: (1) The annual average SSR values had a decline trend at a rate of −0.371 Wm−2 yr−1 from 1984 to 2016 over China. (2) The aerosol optical depth (AOD) plays the main role  ...  over China's mainland.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13010088 fatcat:sgpdbad3u5fflhe3fxrczm6nue

Inter-annual variation of aerosol pollution in East Asia and its relation with strong/weak East Asian winter monsoon

Min Xie, Lei Shu, Tijian Wang, Da Gao, Shu Li, Bingliang Zhuang, Anning Huang, Dexian Fang, Yong Han, Mengmeng Li, Pulong Chen, Zhijun Liu (+2 others)
2017 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions  
Firstly, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer/Aerosol Optical Depth (MODIS/AOD) records during 2000–2013 are analyzed to reveal the inter-annual variation characteristics of aerosols  ...  The areas with obvious increasing AOD cover the Sichuan Basin (SCB), the North China Plain, and most of the Middle-Lower Yangtze River Plain in China.  ...  Data and methods 159 2.1 Aerosol optical depth records and meteorological data 160 The MODIS/AOD monthly records from 2000 to 2013 are used to analysis the distribution 161 characteristic of aerosols in  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-2017-500 fatcat:be3blseq3fbyzfgsxxezo6ydue

Global Clear-Sky Aerosol Speciated Direct Radiative Effects over 40 Years (1980–2019)

Marios-Bruno Korras-Carraca, Antonis Gkikas, Christos Matsoukas, Nikolaos Hatzianastassiou
2021 Atmosphere  
The study takes advantage of aerosol-speciated, spectrally and vertically resolved optical properties over the period 1980–2019, to accurately determine the aerosol DREs, emphasizing the attribution of  ...  greenhouse global warming during 1980–2019.  ...  Acknowledgments: This research was funded by the program "Support for researchers with an emphasis on young researchers-cycle B" of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology-Hellas, grant number  ... 
doi:10.3390/atmos12101254 fatcat:7z7n3efwwjbkzioeoprmircvva

A review of biomass burning: Emissions and impacts on air quality, health and climate in China

Jianmin Chen, Chunlin Li, Zoran Ristovski, Andelija Milic, Yuantong Gu, Mohammad S. Islam, Shuxiao Wang, Jiming Hao, Hefeng Zhang, Congrong He, Hai Guo, Hongbo Fu (+8 others)
2017 Science of the Total Environment  
of BB indoors and outdoors in China.  ...  Further, we attempted to provide a basis for formulation of policies and regulations by policy makers in China. Crown  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (21190053, 21177025,41275122, 41422504)  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.025 pmid:27908624 fatcat:kstrrwxmtfa53j7u3ovhhzhymu

The acidity of atmospheric particles and clouds

Havala O. T. Pye, Athanasios Nenes, Becky Alexander, Andrew P. Ault, Mary C. Barth, Simon L. Clegg, Jeffrey L. Collett Jr., Kathleen M. Fahey, Christopher J. Hennigan, Hartmut Herrmann, Maria Kanakidou, James T. Kelly (+12 others)
2020 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
In the atmosphere, the acidity of condensed phases (aerosol particles, cloud water, and fog droplets) governs the phase partitioning of semivolatile gases such as HNO3, NH3, HCl, and organic acids and  ...  This paper reviews and synthesizes the current state of knowledge on the acidity of atmospheric condensed phases, specifically particles and cloud droplets.  ...  Mainland China, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and the western US have on average similar levels of aerosol acidity (2.5 to 3).  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-20-4809-2020 pmid:33424953 pmcid:PMC7791434 fatcat:pz4y2qrurzg2jgoij2q325h27i

Ensemble forecasts of air quality in eastern China – Part 1: Model description and implementation of the MarcoPolo–Panda prediction system, version 1

Guy P. Brasseur, Ying Xie, Anna Katinka Petersen, Idir Bouarar, Johannes Flemming, Michael Gauss, Fei Jiang, Rostislav Kouznetsov, Richard Kranenburg, Bas Mijling, Vincent-Henri Peuch, Matthieu Pommier (+7 others)
2019 Geoscientific Model Development  
It presents an intercomparison of the different forecasts performed during a given period of time (1–15 March 2017) and highlights recurrent differences between the model output as well as systematic biases  ...  particulate matter for the 37 largest urban areas of China (population higher than 3 million in 2010).  ...  AOD aerosol optical depth BIAS mean bias CAMS Copernicus Atmospheric Monitoring Service CBM carbon bond mechanism CMAQ United States Environmental Prediction Agency, Community Multiscale Air Quality  ... 
doi:10.5194/gmd-12-33-2019 fatcat:awlni32u7ffgfbwikfcbprc5gu

A Global Climatology of Dust Aerosols Based on Satellite Data: Spatial, Seasonal and Inter-Annual Patterns over the Period 2005–2019

Maria Gavrouzou, Nikolaos Hatzianastassiou, Antonis Gkikas, Marios-Bruno Korras-Carraca, Nikolaos Mihalopoulos
2021 Remote Sensing  
The utilized aerosol optical properties are the multiwavelength aerosol optical depth (AOD), the Aerosol Absorption Index (AI) and the Ångström Exponent (a).  ...  ) datasets and identifies the existence of dust aerosols in the atmosphere by applying specific thresholds, which ensure the coarse size and the absorptivity of dust aerosols, on the input optical properties  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13030359 fatcat:ddt2e3h4tngkvjyagysmdxp2gy

Atmospheric composition in the European Arctic and 30 years of the Zeppelin Observatory, Ny-Ålesund

Stephen M. Platt, Øystein Hov, Torunn Berg, Knut Breivik, Sabine Eckhardt, Konstantinos Eleftheriadis, Nikolaos Evangeliou, Markus Fiebig, Rebecca Fisher, Georg Hansen, Hans-Christen Hansson, Jost Heintzenberg (+31 others)
2022 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), other traces gases, persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and heavy metals, aerosols and Arctic haze, and atmospheric transport phenomena, and provide an outline of  ...  Established in 1989, the observatory is part of Ny-Ålesund Research Station and an important atmospheric measurement site, one of only a few in the high Arctic, and a part of several European and global  ...  aerosol surface and mass) is the Siberian part of Eurasia (Freud et al., 2017) .  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-22-3321-2022 fatcat:zngsrmkqsvdu3kqiysjzefe4xy

Environmental effects of stratospheric ozone depletion, UV radiation and interactions with climate change: UNEP Environmental Effects Assessment Panel, update 2019

G. H. Bernhard, R. E. Neale, P. W. Barnes, P. J. Neale, R. G. Zepp, S. R. Wilson, A. L. Andrady, A. F. Bais, R. L. McKenzie, P. J. Aucamp, P. J. Young, J. B. Liley (+30 others)
2020 Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences  
This assessment provides an update of the interactive effects of solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation, stratospheric ozone, and climate change on human health, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, biochemical  ...  cycles, air quality, and material damage.  ...  In China, the incidence of melanoma increased from 1990 to 2017, with the greatest increase from 2006 to 2017 (AAPC 6.1%, 95% CI 5.6-6.6%) [75] .  ... 
doi:10.1039/d0pp90011g pmid:32364555 fatcat:ast323duqnauljk272b6uml6y4

State of the Climate in 2019

J. Blunden, D. S. Arndt
2020 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
Editors note: For easy download the posted pdf of the State of the Climate in 2019 is a very low-resolution file. A high-resolution copy of the report is available by clicking here.  ...  The following grants (China National Key R&D Program 2018YFC1505806, NSFC grant 41630423, NSF grant AGS-1643297 and NOAA grant NA18OAR4310298) are acknowledged.  ...  A negative NAO phase is often related to a meridional circulation pattern over Europe, causing the advection of cold continental air to eastern Europe, while a positive NAO is generally related to a more  ... 
doi:10.1175/2020bamsstateoftheclimate.1 fatcat:sk6dhlx7kjdaplhmyoa4c764zi

State of the Climate in 2020

J. Blunden, T. Boyer
2021 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
AbstractEditors note: For easy download the posted pdf of the State of the Climate in 2020 is a very low-resolution file. A high-resolution copy of the report is available by clicking here.  ...  During autumn, temperatures again were very different on the isles from the mainland.  ...  As of 21 July, there were 14 fatalities and more than 35,000 people affected and over 3400 houses destroyed, with loss of livestock and crops.  ... 
doi:10.1175/2021bamsstateoftheclimate.1 fatcat:2fmwtvqkknbtfoh6ffxlnehe7i

Knowledge Extracted from Copernicus Satellite Data

Dumitru Octavian, Schwarz Gottfried, Eltoft Torbjørn, Kræmer Thomas, Wagner Penelope, Hughes Nick, Arthus David, Fleming Andrew, Koubarakis Manolis, Datcu Mihai
2019 Zenodo  
During the development of deep learning algorithms, a key activity is to establish a large amount of referenced Earth Observation data.  ...  In this publication, we focus on the Polar case which requires the selection of validation areas, the generation of a training dataset, the development and testing of deep learning algorithms, and the  ...  a comprehensive network system of data management and sharing for the Scientific Investigation over the South China Sea.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3941573 fatcat:zzifwgljifck5bpjnboetsftfu

Recommendations for Preventing the Spread of Vancomycin Resistance

Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
1995 Emerging Infectious Diseases  
Frassanito, and Marcello Rossi for their skillful assistance provided during the course of this study.  ...  Notari is an instructor in the Department of Pathology at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; his research focuses mainly on prion diseases, particularly prion molecular characteristics  ...  This study describes the epidemiologic characteristics of imported infectious disease cases during 2005-2016 in mainland China.  ... 
doi:10.3201/eid0102.950210 fatcat:bndbkyzbzfhzbjmcvam3lqwwmi

Approaches and challenges to the study of loess—Introduction to the LoessFest Special Issue

Randall J. Schaetzl, E. Arthur Bettis, Onn Crouvi, Kathryn E. Fitzsimmons, David A. Grimley, Ulrich Hambach, Frank Lehmkuhl, Slobodan B. Marković, Joseph A. Mason, Piotr Owczarek, Helen M. Roberts, Denis-Didier Rousseau (+16 others)
2018 Quaternary Research  
This introduction highlights current understanding and ongoing work on loess in various regions of the world and provides brief summaries of some of the current approaches/strategies used to study loess  ...  Almost half of the participants were from outside the United States, and 18 of the participants were students.  ...  the Mojave Desert (mainland California) than the trace element concentrations characteristic of the islands' andesite and basalt bedrock.  ... 
doi:10.1017/qua.2018.15 fatcat:irzoc645gvcfniu4dd3npjp5nq
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