UK national ammonia emissions and diagnosing sources of urban PM2.5

Satellite-derived ammonia emissions in the UK obtained using two sensors in space, IASI and CrIS, and the GEOS-Chem model, and local and transboundary contributors to PM2.5 in cities in the UK, with a focus on Leicester.


Satellite-derived NH3 emissions in the UK for March-September

People: Jamie Kelly

Funding: DEFRA, Leicester City Council

External Collaborators: EarthSense, ULB, Rothampsted, ECC, AER, SUSTech

Tools and Data used: GEOS-Chem, CrIS, IASI, UK national monitoring network, UK National Atmospheric Emission Inventory

New Datasets generated: Satellite-derived estimates of ammonia emissions in the UK. [Link to Data].


E. A. Marais, A. K. Pandey, M. Van Damme, L. Clarisse, P.-F. Coheur, M. W. Shephard, K. E. Cady-Pereira, T. Misselbrook, L. Zhu, G. Luo, F. Yu, UK ammonia emissions estimated with satellite observations and GEOS-Chem, 126 (18), J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., doi:10.1029/2021JD035237 [PDF]. [ESSOAr preprint link]

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