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Arctic Black Carbon Initiative

    Supported by U.S. Department of Energy (S-OES-11_IAA-0027), we developed a black carbon sectoral (gas flaring, residential, transportation, industry, and power plants) emissions dataset (0.1 X 0.1) for Russia at the first time. By using this new Russia emissions dataset, it has been demonstrated that the model ability of simulating the Arctic black carbon level and seasonality was greatly improved (Huang et al., 2015). Emissions are freely downloadable via the link below. For any questions or request, please contact Prof. Joshua S. Fu ( and Dr. Kan Huang (,

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    1. Huang, K., Fu, J. S., V. Y. Prikhodko, J. M. Storey, A. Romanov, E. L. Hodson, J. Cresko, I. Morozova, Y. Ignatieva, J. Cabaniss (2015), Russian anthropogenic black carbon: Emission reconstruction and Arctic black carbon simulation, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, doi:10.1002/2015JD023358.
    3. Huang, K., Fu, J. S., E. L. Hodson, X. Dong, J. Cresko, V. Y. Prikhodko, J. M. Storey, M.- D.Cheng (2014), Identification of missing anthropogenic emission sources in Russia: implication for modeling Arctic haze, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 14: 1799-1811, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.08.0165.

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