NOx emissions in East China (OMI)

Monthly mean NOx surface emission estimates derived from OMI observations of tropospheric NO2 columns by the DECSO algorithm.


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Image of NOx emissions (v4) for 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

Download DECSO v5.1qa

Monthly NOx emissions for 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

Download DECSO v5/v5.1

Monthly NOx emissions for 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

Download DECSO v4

Monthly NOx emissions for 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

Download DECSO v3a

Monthly NOx emissions for 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

Download DECSO v1

Monthly NOx emissions for 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011

Data Version and Issues

Information about the data versions can be found here. The emission estimates are still in an experimental phase, and should be used with care.

Citation

If you used NOx emission data for a publication (research or otherwise), or for any other purpose, please refer to the following publication:

For DECSO version 5.1qa:

  • Ding, J., van der A, R. J., Mijling, B., Jalkanen, J.-P., Johansson, L. and Levelt, P. F., Maritime NOx emissions over Chinese seas derived from satellite observations. Geophysical Research Letters, 45. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL076788, 2018

For older versions:

  • Ding, J., R.J. van der A, B. Mijling and P.F. Levelt, Space-based NOx emission estimates over remote regions improved in DECSO Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 2017, 10, 925-938, doi:10.5194/amt-10-925-2017.

For validation results:

  • Ding, J., Miyazaki, K., van der A, R.J., Mijling, B., Kurokawa, J., Cho, S., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Zhang, Q., Liu, F., and Levelt, P.F., Intercomparison of NOx emission inventories over East Asia Atm. Chem. Phys., 2017, 17, 10125-10141, doi:doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-10125-2017.

References

  • Ding, J., R.J. van der A, B. Mijling, P.F. Levelt, and N. Hao (2015). NOx emission estimates during the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 15, 6337-6372, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-6337-2015. [pdf]
  • Mijling, B., R.J. van der A, R. J., and Q. Zhang (2013). Regional nitrogen oxides emission trends in East Asia observed from space. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 12003-12012, doi:10.5194/acp-13-12003-2013. [pdf]
  • Mijling, B. and R. van der A (2012). Using daily satellite observations to estimate emissions of short-lived air pollutants on a mesoscopic scale. J. Geophys. Res. 117, D17, doi:10.1029/2012JD017817. [pdf]
  • Mijling, B., R. van der A, K. Boersma, M. Van Roozendael, I. De Smedt, and H. Kelder (2009). Reductions of NO2 detected from space during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Geophys. Res. Lett. 36, L13801. [pdf]

Data provider

   Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)  • contact person: Ronald van der A