World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Spatial Features of Rain Frequency Change and Pollution and Associated Aerosols : Volume 11, Issue 3 (14/03/2011)

By Lin, Y.

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0003995990
Format Type: PDF Article :
File Size: Pages 30
Reproduction Date: 2015

Title: Spatial Features of Rain Frequency Change and Pollution and Associated Aerosols : Volume 11, Issue 3 (14/03/2011)  
Author: Lin, Y.
Volume: Vol. 11, Issue 3
Language: English
Subject: Science, Atmospheric, Chemistry
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection (Contemporary), Copernicus GmbH
Historic
Publication Date:
2011
Publisher: Copernicus Gmbh, Göttingen, Germany
Member Page: Copernicus Publications

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Wang, Z., Min, Q., Li, R., Zhuang, G., Gong, W., & Lin, Y. (2011). Spatial Features of Rain Frequency Change and Pollution and Associated Aerosols : Volume 11, Issue 3 (14/03/2011). Retrieved from http://www.ebooklibrary.org/


Description
Description: Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fudan University, China. A spatial-temporal analysis has been conducted using satellite observed distributions of rain frequency, NO2 concentration and aerosol, with focus on the spring season in East Asia. As NO2 is a key precursor of secondary aerosols, especially in urban areas, an increase of NO2 emission is generally accompanied by an increase of fine aerosol particles. Comparison between trends in rain frequency and in precipitation amount shows that the changes in precipitation are more due to changes in precipitation occurrence than in precipitation amount. The overall feature emerged from the region-by-region analyses is that there is an inverse relationship between the rain frequency and the pollution and associated aerosols at continental scale in spring. The change in rain frequency is associated with changes in pollution-produced aerosols and long-range transport mineral dust. The inverse relationship at large temporal and spatial scales illustrates potential climatological consequence of changed pollution and aerosols on precipitation.

Summary
Spatial features of rain frequency change and pollution and associated aerosols

Excerpt
Albrecht, B. A.: Aerosols, Cloud Microphysics, and Fractional Cloudiness, Science, 245(4923), 1227–1230, 1989.; Allen, M. R. and Ingram, W. J.: Constraints on future changes in climate and the hydrologic cycle, Nature, 419(6903), 224–232, 2002.; Alpert, P., Halfon, N., and Levin, Z.: Does Air Pollution Really Suppress Precipitation in Israel?, J. Appl. Meteorol. Clim., 47(4), 933–943, 2008.; Bornstein, R. and Lin, Q.: Urban heat islands and summertime convective thunderstorms in Atlanta: three case studies, Atmos. Environ., 34(3), 507–516, 2000.; Carrico, C. M., Bergin, M. H., Shrestha, A. B., Dibb, J. E., Gomes, L., and Harris, J. M.: The importance of carbon and mineral dust to seasonal aerosol properties in the Nepal Himalaya, Atmos. Environ., 37(20), 2811–2824, 2003.; Chan, C. K. and Yao, X.: Air pollution in mega cities in China, Atmos. Environ., 42(1), 1–42, 2008.; Changnon, S. A., Huff, F. A., and Semonin, R. G.: METROMEX: A review and Summary, Am. Meteorol. Soc., Boston, MA, 1981.; Chow, S. D. and Chang, C.: Shanghai urban influences on humidity and precipitation distribution, GeoJournal, 8(3), 201–204, 1984.; Chu, D. A., Kaufman, Y. J., Ichoku, C., Remer, L. A., Tanr, D., and Holben, B. N.: Validation of MODIS aerosol optical depth retrieval over land, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(12), 8007, doi:10.1029/2001GL013205, 2002.; Cotton, W. R. and Pielke, R. A.: Human Impacts on Weather and Climate, Cambridge University Press, New York, 1995.; Dell, C. W., Wentz, F. J., and Bennartz, R.: Cloud Liquid Water Path from Satellite-Based Passive Microwave Observations: A New Climatology over the Global Oceans, J. Climate., 21(8), 1721–1739, 2008.; DeMott, P. J., Sassen, K., Poellot, M. R., Baumgardner, D., Rogers, D. C., Brooks, S. D., Prenni, A. J., and Kreidenweis, S. M.: African dust aerosols as atmospheric ice nuclei, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(14), 1732, doi:10.1029/2003GL017410, 2003.; Fowler, A. M. and Hennessy, K. J.: Potential Impacts of Global Warming on the Frequency and Magnitude of Heavy Precipitation, Natural Hazards, 11(3), 283–303, 1995.; Gautam, R., Hsu, N. C., Lau, K.-M., and Kafatos, M.: Aerosol and rainfall variability over the Indian monsoon region: distributions, trends and coupling, Ann. Geophys., 27, 3691–3703, doi:10.5194/angeo-27-3691-2009, 2009.; Gautam, R., Liu, Z. Y., Singh, R. P., and Hsu, N. C.: Two contrasting dust-dominant periods over India observed from MODIS and CALIPSO data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L06813, doi:10.1029/2008GL036967, 2009b.; Givati, A. and Rosenfeld, D.: Quantifying Precipitation Suppression Due to Air Pollution, J. Appl. Meteorol., 43(7), 1038–1056, 2004.; Gong, D. Y. and Wang, S. W.: The influence of ENSO on global and China's surface precipitation during recent 100 years, Chinese Science Bulletin, 44(3), 315–320, 1999.; Halfon, N., Levin, Z., and Alpert, P.: Temporal rainfall fluctuations in Israel and their possible link to urban and air pollution effects, Environ. Res. Lett., 4(2), 025001, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/4/2/025001, 2009.; Heymsfield, A. J. and McFarquhar, G. M.: Microphysics of INDOEX clean and polluted trade cumulus clouds, J. Geophys. Res., 106(D22), 28653–28673, 2001.; Hand, L. M. and Shepherd, J. M.: An Investigation of Warm-Season Spatial Rainfall Variability in Oklahoma City: Possible Linkages to Urbanization and Prevailing Wind, J. Appl. Meteorol. Clim., 48(2), 251–269, 2009.; Heue, K.-P., Richter, A., Bruns, M., Burrows, J. P., v. Friedeburg, C., Platt, U., Pundt, I., Wang, P., and Wagner, T.: Validation of SCIAMACHY tropospheric NO2-columns with AMAXDOAS measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, 1039–1051,

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • The Contribution of Oceanic Methyl Iodid... (by )
  • Record-breaking Ozone Loss in the Arctic... (by )
  • Representing Ozone Extremes in European ... (by )
  • Examination of the Atmospheric Condition... (by )
  • Preindustrial-to-present-day Radiative F... (by )
  • On the Importance of Cascading Moisture ... (by )
  • Retrieval of Atmospheric Profiles and Cl... (by )
  • Vertical Structure of Mjo-related Subtro... (by )
  • A Joint Data Assimilation System (Tan-tr... (by )
  • Impacts of Climate Change on Air Polluti... (by )
  • Source Regions of Some Persistent Organi... (by )
  • Global Temperature Estimates in the Trop... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.