Source Sector and Fuel Contributions

Estimates of source sector and fuel contributions to ambient PM2.5 at SPARTAN sites are provided based on McDuffie et al. (2021). These estimates were produced from chemical transport model simulations (GEOS-Chem) and high-resolution satellite-derived PM2.5 concentration estimates, with SPARTAN data used for evaluation.

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Source sector contributions

Fuel-type contributions

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Source data used to create these plots can be found at the link below, along with a detailed explanation of the fractional contribution data generated for McDuffie et al. 2021.

Gridded Fractional Source Contribution Results

McDuffie, E., Martin, R., Spadaro, J., Burnett, R., Smith, S., O'Rourke, P., Hammer, M., van Donkelaar, H., Bindle, L., Shah, V., Jaegle, L., Luo, G., Yu, F., Adeniran, J., Lin, J., Brauer, M.: Nature Communications, 12, 3594, 2021   doi: