24 Feb 2021

In contrast to the detrimental societal impacts, air quality improved in countries in which strict lockdowns were applied, due to lower pollutant emissions. The study investigates the effects of the COVID-19 lockdowns in Europe on ambient black carbon (BC), which affects climate and damages health, using in situ observations from 17 European stations that contribute to ACTRIS, EMEP and GAW networks.

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