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Regional atmospheric emissions in Asia

David G. Streets

Regional atmospheric emissions in Asia

by David G. Streets

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Published by Environmental Systems Information center, Asian Institute of Technology in Pathumthani .
Written in English


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Statementby Davide G. Streets.
SeriesEnvironmental systems reviews -- no.48/49
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Open LibraryOL18502056M

The majority of emissions come from three regions: Asia, Europe, and the United States, which together accounted for 88 percent of total global emissions in Background Increasing emissions of greenhouse gases due to human activities worldwide have led to a substantial increase in atmospheric concentrations of long-lived and other. However, on a regional scale, atmospheric Hg concentration or deposition trends vary to such an extent during the industrial period that the consequences of recent Asian emissions on atmospheric Hg levels are still unclear. Here we present a year Hg deposition history for Central Asia, based on a continuous high-resolution ice-core Hg Cited by:

reduced temperatures, increased atmospheric stability, and weakened wind and atmospheric circulations. The atmospheric thermodynamic state, which determines the formation of clouds, convection, and precipitation, may also be altered by aerosols serving as cloud condensation nuclei or ice by: REgional Carbon Cycle Assessment and Processes (RECCAP) Version 12 Mandate 1. Establish the mean carbon balance of large regions of the globe at the scale of continents and large ocean basins, including their component fluxes, using a combination of bottom up data and models from regional carbon cycle programs and global analyses. 2.

Purpose. This IDS successor project aims to reinforce and amplify the preceding IDS interdisciplinary study by incorporating the potential impacts of similar environmental phenomena and processes in the adjoining Northern and Southern Africa as well as the Atlantic and Indian Oceans on the water cycle dynamics in the NSSA region.   Air pollution is one of the grand environmental challenges in developing countries, especially those with high population density like China. High concentrations of primary and secondary trace gases and particulate matter (PM) are frequently observed in the industrialized and urbanized regions, causing negative effects on the health of humans, plants, and the Cited by:


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Regional atmospheric emissions in Asia by David G. Streets Download PDF EPUB FB2

Climate change is one of the world’s most pressing challenges. Human emissions of greenhouse gases – carbon dioxide (CO 2), nitrous oxide, methane, and others – have increased global temperatures by around 1℃ since pre-industrial times.

A changing climate has a range of potential ecological, physical and health impacts, including extreme weather events (such as. The largest anthropogenic emissions of atmospheric trace metals were estimated in Asia.

This can be explained by growing demands for energy in the region and increasing industrial production. As a result, the Asian emissions are not only larger than the emissions on other continents, but also show an increasing by: The book also includes articles on regional initiatives in research, capacity building, and training.

The authors of this book are international experts in the field, and their contributions highlight significant drivers and impacts of air pollution in South/Southeast Asia.

How the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative created a new paradigm in climate policy by requiring polluters to pay for their emissions for the first time. Ina group of states in the northeast United States launched an emissions trading program, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

With RGGI, these states—Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland. The book is divided into two sections. The first section presents characterization of atmospheric aerosols and their impact on regional climate from East Asia to the Pacific. Ground-based, air-born, and satellite data were collected and analyzed.

Detailed information about measurement techniques and atmospheric conditions were provided as well. In the second section, authors Cited by: 3. Atmospheric Environment Vol. 26A, No. 16, pp.q/92 $+ Printed in Great Britain. Pergamon Press Ltd ANTHROPOGENIC EMISSIONS OF SO2 AND NOx IN ASIA: EMISSION INVENTORIES NOBUO KATO* National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, Nagatacho, Chiyoda, TokyoJapan and HAJIME AKIMOTOt National Cited by:   Emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases over Asian regions during – Regional Emission inventory in ASia (REAS) version 2.

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, – doi: /acpAuthor: Zhu Liu. Total energy consumption in Asia more than doubled between andcausing a rapid growth in Asian emissions, by 28% for BC, 30% for OC, 64% for CO, % for NMVOC, % for SO2, and %.

2 emissions was driven by North America, Asia, and the Middle East. The sharp acceleration in CO 2 emissions since to more than a 3% increase per year (more than 2 ppm per year) from % per year during the s is attributable to the lapse of formerly declining trends in carbon intensity of both developing and developed nations.

Large discrepancies between the global and regional emissions are identified, which shows that there is still no consensus on the best estimates for surface emissions of atmospheric compounds.

At the global scale, anthropogenic emissions of CO, NOx and SO2 show the best agreement in most years. Estimates of biomass burning in Asia are Author: Granier, Claire. [5] Co-benefits of Reducing Black Carbon Emissions in South Asia Because of the effects that black carbon particles have both at the ground level locally and in the global and regional atmosphere, a reduction of black carbon emissions can lead to a number of co-benefits in addition to a reduction of adverse impacts on climate change.

and North America contribute less than 25% to the global atmospheric emissions, where Asia account for about 40% of global total.

The majority of the emissions originate from combustion of fossil fuels, particularly in the Asian countries (i.e., China, India). Combustion of coal is. Page were transported to the surface of North America during the spring of (Jaffe et al., ). In the spring ofCO and ozone attributed to emissions originating in Asia were again detected off the coast of Washington State (Jaffe et al., ).

The element mercury (Hg) is a unique metal that is liquid at ambient conditions, and easily volatilized to the atmosphere, where it is distributed on a global scale. This environmental contaminant emitted from any source has the potential for long-range transport, interaction with and assimilation.

The emissions from major anthropogenic sources in Indonesia, Thailand, and Cambodia were developed following the EI framework given in the Atmospheric Brown. Figure Fluxes of CO 2 averaged over the past decade. 41 Burning of oil, coal, and natural gas is the predominant cause of increasing atmospheric CO 2, with some additional CO 2 added by deforestation, especially in tropical rainforest areas.

Of the CO 2 emitted from this combustion and deforestation, a bit less than half remains in the atmosphere. @article{osti_, title = {Regional emissions of air pollutants in China.}, author = {Streets, D G}, abstractNote = {As part of the China-MAP program, sponsored by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, regional inventories of air pollutants emitted in China are being characterized, in order that the atmospheric chemistry over China can be more fully.

Air pollution occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances are introduced into Earth's s of air pollution include gases (such as ammonia, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxides, methane and chlorofluorocarbons), particulates (both organic and inorganic), and biological may cause diseases, allergies and even death to.

EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS AND GREENHOUSE GASES IN NEPAL imply the opinions on the part of Project Atmospheric Brown Cloud, Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific, Regional Energy Resource Information Center and AIT as a whole.

Greenhouse Gases Emissions in South Asia”, “Power Sector Development with arbon andFile Size: 8MB. The Atmospheric Brown Cloud Emission Inventory for Asia incorporated diesel engines for the estimation of BC emissions, and the EF for BC was adopted from Bond et al.

Hence, the majority of emission estimates for different agricultural practices were adopted from studies of Bond et Cited by: 3. Air pollution and its impacts over the Northeast Asia are very severe because of the massive pollutant emissions and high population.

Korea has been trying to improve air quality with the enhanced environmental legislation. The air quality over Korea, however, does not entirely dependent on its local emissions. Transboundary air pollution from China highly affects Author: Y. Kim, J. H. Woo, C. Bu, Y. Lee, J. Kim, Y.

Jang, M. Park.Get this from a library! Land-atmospheric research applications in South and Southeast Asia. [Krishna Prasad Vadrevu; Toshimasa Ohara; C O Justice;] -- This edited volume sheds new light on the impact of rapid Land Use/Cover Changes (LU/CC) on greenhouse gases (GHG's) and aerosol emissions in South and Southeast Asia.

Several countries in. “In climate models, if you simulate the world with sulfur emissions from shipping, and you simulate the world without these emissions, there is a pretty sizable cooling effect from changes in the model clouds due to shipping,” said first author Michael Diamond, a UW doctoral student in atmospheric sciences.