Special Issue "Black Carbon Aerosol Monitoring and Its Radiative Forcing Effects"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (23 September 2021) | Viewed by 1940
Interests: black carbon aerosol; aerosol radiative forcing; polarimetric remote sensing; atmospheric environment; environment ecology remote sensing; radiometric calibration
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Black carbon (BC) aerosols have a significant impact on humans, not only causing environmental pollution and reducing visibility, but also harming human health. However, current research on aerosols has received far less attention than that on other non-BC aerosols. It is widely accepted that BC should be monitored more accurately considering its large uncertainty in climate models. To identify BC’s climate effects, it is important to 1) determine BC concentrations with a monitoring equipment network or with cooperation worldwide; 2) establish retrieval algorithms from satellite-based remote sensing sensors to get spatiotemporal variations of BC; and 3) model the climate effects of BC.
The purpose of this issue is to focus on the monitoring and radiative forcing effects of BC. Monitoring results of BC in urban, rural, or special locations are within the scope of this Special Issue. Furthermore, radiative forcing calculation methods or results for specific locations, regional or global, are welcome, as are other topics related to BC monitoring.
Dr. Wei Chen
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- black carbon
- radiative forcing
- radiative transfer
- aerosol retrieval