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BAERLIN2014 -The influence of land surface types on and the horizontal heterogeneity of air pollutant levels in Berlin

Bonn, B.; Von Schneidemesser, E.; Andrich, D.; Quedenau, J.; Gerwig, H.; Lüdecke, A.; Kura, J.; Pietsch, A.; Ehlers, C.; Klemp, D.; Kofahl, C.; Nothard, R.; Kerschbaumer, A.; Junkermann, W.; Grote, R.; Pohl, T.; Weber, K.; Lode, B.; Schönberger, P.; Churkina, G.; ... mehr

Abstract (englisch):
Urban air quality and human health are among the key aspects of future urban planning. In order to address pollutants such as ozone and particulate matter, efforts need to be made to quantify and reduce their concentrations. One important aspect in understanding urban air quality is the influence of urban vegetation which may act as both emitter and sink for trace gases and aerosol particles. In this context, the "Berlin Air quality and Ecosystem Research: Local and long-range Impact of anthropogenic and Natural hydrocarbons 2014" (BAERLIN2014) campaign was conducted between 2 June and 29 August in the metropolitan area of Berlin and Brandenburg, Germany. The predominant goals of the campaign were (1) the characterization of urban gaseous and particulate pollution and its attribution to anthropogenic and natural sources in the region of interest, especially considering the connection between biogenic volatile organic compounds and particulates and ozone; (2) the quantification of the impact of urban vegetation on organic trace gas levels and the presence of oxidants such as ozone; and (3) to explain the local heterogeneity ... mehr

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung - Atmosphärische Umweltforschung (IMK-IFU)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2016
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI: 10.5194/acp-16-7785-2016
ISSN: 1680-7316
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-577291
KITopen ID: 1000057729
HGF-Programm 12.02.04; LK 01
Erschienen in Atmospheric chemistry and physics
Band 16
Heft 12
Seiten 7785-7811
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