Impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on air pollution levels in East Asia

Volume: 754, Pages: 142226 - 142226
Published: Feb 1, 2021
Abstract
This study leverages satellite remote sensing to investigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and the resulting lockdown of public venues on air pollution levels in East Asia. We analyze data from the Sentinel-5P and the Himawari-8 satellites to examine concentrations of NO2, HCHO, SO2, and CO, and the aerosol optical depth (AOD) over the BTH, Wuhan, Seoul, and Tokyo regions in February 2019 and February 2020. Results show that most of the...
Paper Details
Title
Impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on air pollution levels in East Asia
Published Date
Feb 1, 2021
Volume
754
Pages
142226 - 142226
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