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Bin Zhao

Aerosols and Aerosol-Cloud Int
Earth Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K9-24
Richland, WA 99352


Dr. Bin Zhao joined PNNL in April 2019 as an Earth Scientist. His research focuses on the formation mechanisms and control strategies of aerosol pollution, and the interactions between aerosols, clouds, and climate. He works extensively on developing and applying chemical transport models to better understand the sources and formation mechanisms of aerosols, including secondary organic aerosol. He also has rich expertise in developing and evaluating control strategies of aerosol pollution, including both ambient and household pollution. Besides, he has been combining observational data analysis and model simulations to further our understanding of the interactions between aerosols and clouds, including new particle formation and the impact on cloud condensation nuclei, and the impact of aerosols on ice nucleation and ice/mixed-phase clouds.

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Research Interests

  • Formation mechanisms of secondary aerosols
  • Interactions between aerosols, clouds, and climate
  • Sources and control strategies of air pollution
  • Chemical transport and climate modeling

Education and Credentials

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
  • Ph.D., 2015, Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
  • B.S., 2010, Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Member, American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • Member, American Meteorological Society (AMS)
  • Member, American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR)
  • Associate Editor, Geophysical Research Letters
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Environmental Science

PNNL Publications


  • Liu S., J. Xing, D.M. Westervelt, S. Liu, D. Ding, A.M. Fiore, and P.L. Kinney, et al. 2021. "Role of emission controls in reducing the 2050 climate change penalty for PM2.5 in China." Science of the Total Environment 765. PNNL-SA-158688. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144338
  • Zhang W., B. Zhao, D. Ding, B. Sharp, Y. Gu, S. Xu, and J. Xing, et al. 2021. "Co-benefits of subnationally differentiated carbon pricing policies in China: alleviation of heavy PM2.5 pollution and improvement in environmental equity." Energy Policy 149. PNNL-SA-157142. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2020.112060


  • Fu X., T. Wang, J. Gao, P. Wang, Y. Liu, S. Wang, and B. Zhao, et al. 2020. "Persistent Heavy Winter Nitrate Pollution Driven by Increased Photochemical Oxidants in Northern China." Environmental Science & Technology 54, no. 7:3881-3889. PNNL-SA-152547. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b07248
  • Leung D.M., H. Shi, B. Zhao, J. Wang, E.M. Ding, Y. Gu, and H. Zheng, et al. 2020. "Wintertime particulate matter decrease buffered by unfavorable chemical processes despite emissions reductions in China." Geophysical Research Letters 47, no. 14:Article No. e2020GL087721. PNNL-SA-154323. doi:10.1029/2020GL087721
  • Li K., S. White, B. Zhao, C. Geng, B. Halliburton, Z. Wang, and Y. Zhao, et al. 2020. "Evaluation of a New Chemical Mechanism for 2-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol in a Reactive Environment from CSIRO Smog Chamber Experiments." Environmental Science & Technology 54, no. 16:9844-9853. PNNL-SA-157323. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b07669
  • Rooney B., Y. Wang, J. Jiang, B. Zhao, Z. Zeng, and J.H. Seinfeld. 2020. "Air Quality Impact of the Northern California Camp Fire of November 2018." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 20, no. 23:14597-14616. PNNL-SA-157124. doi:10.5194/acp-20-14597-2020
  • Wang T., Z. Jiang, B. Zhao, Y. Gu, K.N. Liou, N. Kalandiyur, and D. Zhang, et al. 2020. "Health Co-benefits of Achieving Sustainable Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions in California." Nature Sustainability 3, no. 8:597-605. PNNL-SA-152542. doi:10.1038/s41893-020-0520-y
  • Xie D., B. Zhao, S. Wang, and L. Duan. 2020. "Benefit of China’s reduction in nitrogen oxides emission to natural ecosystems in East Asia with respect to critical load exceedance." Environment International 136. PNNL-SA-151012. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2020.105468
  • Xing J., X. Lu, S. Wang, T. Wang, D. Ding, S. Yu, and D. Shindell, et al. 2020. "The quest for improved air quality may push China to continue its CO2 reduction beyond the Paris Commitment." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117, no. 47:29535-29542. PNNL-ACT-SA-10507. doi:10.1073/pnas.2013297117
  • Zhang F., J. Xing, Y. Zhou, S. Wang, B. Zhao, H. Zheng, and X. Zhao, et al. 2020. "Estimation of abatement potentials and costs of air pollution emissions in China." Journal of Environmental Management 260. PNNL-SA-151022. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110069
  • Zhang W., B. Zhao, Y. Gu, B. Sharp, S. Xu, and K.N. Liou. 2020. "Environmental impact of national and subnational carbon policies in China based on a multi-regional dynamic CGE model." Journal of Environmental Management 270. PNNL-SA-154343.
  • Zhao B., M.B. Shrivastava, N.M. Donahue, H. Gordon, M. Schervish, J.E. Shilling, and R.A. Zaveri, et al. 2020. "High concentration of ultrafine particles in the Amazon free troposphere produced by organic new particle formation." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117, no. 41:25344-25351. PNNL-SA-155827. doi:10.1073/pnas.2006716117


  • Ma M., Y. Gao, Y. Wang, S. Zhang, L. Leung, C. Liu, and S. Wang, et al. 2019. "Substantial ozone enhancement over the North China Plain from increased biogenic emissions due to heat waves and land cover in summer 2017." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 19, no. 19:12195-12207. PNNL-SA-149765. doi:10.5194/acp-19-12195-2019
  • Wang T., B. Zhao, K.N. Liou, Y. Gu, Z. Jiang, K. Song, and H. Su, et al. 2019. "Mortality Burdens in California Due to Air Pollution Attributable to Local and Non-local Emissions." Environment International 133, no. 219:105232. PNNL-SA-149716. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2019.105232
  • Wang Z., G. Chen, Y. Gu, B. Zhao, Q. Ma, S. Wang, and K.N. Liou. 2019. "Large-scale meteorological control on the spatial pattern of wintertime PM2.5 pollution over China." Atmospheric Science Letters 20, no. 10:Article No. e938. PNNL-SA-149479. doi:10.1002/asl.938
  • Xu S., C. Gao, Y. Li, X. Ma, Y. Zhou, Z. He, and B. Zhao, et al. 2019. "What Influences the Cross-Border Air Pollutant Transfer in China-United States Trade: A Comparative Analysis Using the Extended IO-SDA Method." Sustainability 11, no. 22:6252. PNNL-SA-150280. doi:10.3390/su11226252
  • Xu S., L. Miao, Y. Li, Y. Zhou, X. Ma, Z. He, and B. Zhao, et al. 2019. "What Factors Drive Air Pollutants in China? An Analysis from the Perspective of Regional Difference Using a Combined Method of Production Decomposition Analysis and Logarithmic Mean Divisia Index." Sustainability 11, no. 17:4650. PNNL-SA-149644. doi:10.3390/su11174650
  • Zheng H., B. Zhao, S. Wang, T. Wang, D. Ding, X. Chang, and K. Liu, et al. 2019. "Transition in source contributions of PM2.5 exposure and associated premature mortality in China during 2005-2015." Environment International 132. PNNL-SA-149483. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2019.105111

Selected Publications


  • Chang X., S. Wang, B. Zhao, J. Xing, X. Liu, L. Wei, and Y. Song, et al. 2019. “Contributions of Inter-City and Regional Transport to PM2.5 Concentrations in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region and Its Implications on Regional Joint Air Pollution Control.” Science of The Total Environment 660, no. 0:1191–1200.  doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.474

  • Fan X., Y. Gu, K. Liou, W. Lee, B. Zhao, H. Chen, and D. Lu. 2019. “Modeling Study of the Impact of Complex Terrain on the Surface Energy and Hydrology over the Tibetan Plateau.” Climate Dynamics 53, no. 11:6919–32. doi:10.1007/s00382-019-04966-z

  • Huang H., Y. Gu, Y. Xue, J. Jiang, and B. Zhao. 2019. “Assessing Aerosol Indirect Effect on Clouds and Regional Climate of East/South Asia and West Africa Using NCEP GFS.” Climate Dynamics 52, no. 9–10:5759–74. doi:10.1007/s00382-018-4476-9

  • Liu S., J. Xing, B. Zhao, J. Wang, S. Wang, X. Zhang, and A. Ding. 2019. “Understanding of Aerosol–Climate Interactions in China: Aerosol Impacts on Solar Radiation, Temperature, Cloud, and Precipitation and Its Changes Under Future Climate and Emission Scenarios.” Current Pollution Reports 5, no. 2:36–51. doi:10.1007/s40726-019-00107-6

  • Shi H., Z. Jiang, B. Zhao, Z. Li, Y. Chen, Y. Gu, and J. Jiang, et al. 2019. “Modeling Study of the Air Quality Impact of Record‐Breaking Southern California Wildfires in December 2017.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 124, no. 12:6554–70. doi:10.1029/2019JD030472

  • Xu S., C. Gao, Y. Miao, W. Shen, R. Long, H. Chen, and B. Zhao, et al. 2019. “Calculation and Decomposition of China’s Embodied Air Pollutants in Sino-US Trade.” Journal of Cleaner Production 209, no. 0:978–94. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.10.333

  • Xu S., Y. Li, Y. Miao, C. Gao, Z. He, W. Shen, and R. Long, et al. 2019. “Regional Differences in Nonlinear Impacts of Economic Growth, Export and FDI on Air Pollutants in China Based on Provincial Panel Data.” Journal of Cleaner Production 228, no. 0:455–66. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.04.327

  • Xu S., Y. Miao, C. Gao, R. Long, H. Chen, B. Zhao, and S. Wang. 2019. “Regional Differences in Impacts of Economic Growth and Urbanization on Air Pollutants in China Based on Provincial Panel Estimation.” Journal of Cleaner Production 208, no. 0:340–52. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.10.114

  • Zhang G., Y. Gao, W. Cai, L. Leung, S. Wang, B. Zhao, and M. Wang. 2019. “Seesaw Haze Pollution in North China Modulated by the Sub-Seasonal Variability of Atmospheric Circulation.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 19, no. 1:565–76. doi:10.5194/acp-19-565-2019

  • Zhao B., S. Wang, D. Ding, W. Wu, X. Chang, J. Wang, and J. Xing, et al. 2019. “Nonlinear Relationships between Air Pollutant Emissions and PM2.5-Related Health Impacts in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region.” Science of The Total Environment 661, no. 0:375–85. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.01.169

  • Zhao B., T. Wang, Z. Jiang, Y. Gu, K. Liou, N. Kalandiyur, and Y. Gao, et al. 2019. “Air Quality and Health Cobenefits of Different Deep Decarbonization Pathways in California.” Environmental Science & Technology 53, no. 12:7163–71. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b02385

  • Zhao B., Y. Wang, Y. Gu, K. Liou, J. Jiang, J. Fan, and X. Liu, et al. 2019. “Ice Nucleation by Aerosols from Anthropogenic Pollution.” Nature Geoscience 12, no. 8:602–7. doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0389-4

  • Zheng H., S. Cai, S. Wang, B. Zhao, X. Chang, and J. Hao. 2019. “Development of a Unit-Based Industrial Emission Inventory in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei Region and Resulting Improvement in Air Quality Modeling.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 19, no. 6:3447–62. doi:10.5194/acp-19-3447-2019

  • Zhou M., L. Zhang, D. Chen, Y. Gu, T. Fu, M. Gao, and Y. Zhao, et al. 2019. “The Impact of Aerosol–Radiation Interactions on the Effectiveness of Emission Control Measures.” Environmental Research Letters 14, no. 2:024002. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aaf27d


  • Cai S., Q. Li, S. Wang, J. Chen, D. Ding, B. Zhao, D. Yang, and J. Hao. 2018 “Pollutant Emissions from Residential Combustion and Reduction Strategies Estimated via a Village-Based Emission Inventory in Beijing.” Environmental Pollution 238, no. 0:230–237. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2018.03.036

  • Cai S., Q. Ma, S. Wang, B. Zhao, M. Brauer, A. Cohen, and R. Martin, et al. 2018. “Impact of Air Pollution Control Policies on Future PM2.5 Concentrations and Their Source Contributions in China.” Journal of Environmental Management 227, no. 0:124–133. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.08.052

  • Chang X., S. Wang, B. Zhao, S. Cai, and J. Hao. 2018. “Assessment of Inter-City Transport of Particulate Matter in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei Region.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, no. 7:4843–58.  doi:10.5194/acp-18-4843-2018

  • He Z., S. Xu, Q. Li, and B. Zhao. 2018. “Factors That Influence Renewable Energy Technological Innovation in China: A Dynamic Panel Approach.” Sustainability 10, no. 2:124. doi:10.3390/su10010124

  • He Z., W. Shen, Q. Li, S. Xu, B. Zhao, R. Long, and H. Chen. 2018. “Investigating External and Internal Pressures on Corporate Environmental Behavior in Papermaking Enterprises of China.” Journal of Cleaner Production 172, no. 0:1193–1211. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.115

  • Jiang J., H. Su, L. Huang, Y. Wang, S. Massie, B. Zhao, and Ali Omar, et al. 2018. “Contrasting Effects on Deep Convective Clouds by Different Types of Aerosols.” Nature Communications 9, no. 1:3874. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-06280-4

  • Wu L., Y. Gu, J. Jiang, H. Su, N. Yu, C. Zhao, and Y. Qian, et al. 2018. “Impacts of Aerosols on Seasonal Precipitation and Snowpack in California Based on Convection-Permitting WRF-Chem Simulations.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, no. 8:5529–47. doi:10.5194/acp-18-5529-2018

  • Xing J., D. Ding, S. Wang, B. Zhao, C. Jang, W. Wu, and F. Zhang, et al. 2018. “Quantification of the enhanced effectiveness of NOx control from simultaneous reductions of VOC and NH3 for reducing air pollution in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, China.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, no. 11:7799–7814. doi:10.5194/acp-18-7799-2018

  • Yan C., M. Zheng, A. Sullivan, G. Shen, Y. Chen, S. Wang, and B. Zhao, et al. 2018. “Residential Coal Combustion as a Source of Levoglucosan in China.” Environmental Science & Technology 52, no. 3:1665–74. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b05858

  • Zhang Q., Q. Ma, B. Zhao, X. Liu, Y. Wang, B. Jia, and X. Zhang. 2018. “Winter Haze over North China Plain from 2009 to 2016: Influence of Emission and Meteorology.” Environmental Pollution 242, no. 0:1308–18. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2018.08.019

  • Zhao B., H. Zheng, S. Wang, K. Smith, X. Lu, K. Aunan, and Y. Gu, et al. 2018. “Change in Household Fuels Dominates the Decrease in PM 2.5 Exposure and Premature Mortality in China in 2005–2015.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115, no. 49:12401–6. doi:10.1073/pnas.1812955115

  • Zhao B., J. Jiang, D. Diner, H. Su, Y. Gu, K. Liou, and Z. Jiang, et al. 2018. “Intra-Annual Variations of Regional Aerosol Optical Depth, Vertical Distribution, and Particle Types from Multiple Satellite and Ground-Based Observational Datasets.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, no. 15:11247–60. doi:10.5194/acp-18-11247-2018

  • Zhao B., K. Liou, Y. Gu, J. Jiang, Q. Li, R. Fu, and L. Huang, et al. 2018. “Impact of Aerosols on Ice Crystal Size.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, no. 2:1065–78. doi:10.5194/acp-18-1065-2018

  • Zhao B., Y. Gu, K. Liou, Y. Wang, X. Liu, L. Huang, and J. Jiang, et al. 2018. “Type‐Dependent Responses of Ice Cloud Properties to Aerosols From Satellite Retrievals.” Geophysical Research Letters 45, no. 7:3297–3306. doi:10.1002/2018GL077261

  • Zhao, B. “Numerical Simulation of the Chemical Components of Fine Particles and Their Response to Precursor Emissions.” ISBN978-7-302-47615-3, Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China, 2018. (in Chinese)


  • Cai S., Y. Wang, B. Zhao, S. Wang, X. Chang, and J. Hao. 2017. “The Impact of the ‘Air Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan’ on PM2.5 Concentrations in Jing-Jin-Ji Region during 2012–2020.” Science of The Total Environment 580, no. 0:197–209.  doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.188

  • Hu J., X. Li, L. Huang, Q. Ying, Q. Zhang, B. Zhao, and S. Wang, et al. 2017. “Ensemble Prediction of Air Quality Using the WRF/CMAQ Model System for Health Effect Studies in China.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17, no. 21:13103–18. doi:10.5194/acp-17-13103-2017

  • Hui M., L. Zhang, S. Wang, S. Cai, B. and Zhao, B. 2017. “Evaluation of co-benefits on atmospheric mercury emission control for coal combustion in China and future projection.” Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae 37, no. 1:11-22. doi:10.13671/j.hjkxxb.2016.0253  (in Chinese)

  • Ke W., S. Zhang, Y. Wu, B. Zhao, S. Wang, and J. Hao. 2017. “Assessing the Future Vehicle Fleet Electrification: The Impacts on Regional and Urban Air Quality.” Environmental Science & Technology 51, no. 2:1007–16. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b04253

  • Liu R., K. Liou, H. Su, Y. Gu, B. Zhao, J. Jiang, and S. Liu. 2017. “High Cloud Variations with Surface Temperature from 2002 to 2015: Contributions to Atmospheric Radiative Cooling Rate and Precipitation Changes: High Cloud Effect on Precipitation.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 122, no. 10:5457–71. doi:10.1002/2016JD026303

  • Wang J., B. Zhao, S. Wang, F. Yang, J. Xing, L. Morawska, and A. Ding, et al. 2017. “Particulate Matter Pollution over China and the Effects of Control Policies.” Science of The Total Environment 584–585, no. 0:426–47. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.027

  • Wang Y., S. Bao, S. Wang, Y. Hu, X. Shi, J. Wang, and B. Zhao, et al. 2017. “Local and Regional Contributions to Fine Particulate Matter in Beijing during Heavy Haze Episodes.” Science of The Total Environment 580, no. 0:283–96. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.12.127

  • Wu W., B. Zhao, S. Wang, and J. Hao. 2017. “Ozone and Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation Potential from Anthropogenic Volatile Organic Compounds Emissions in China.” Journal of Environmental Sciences 53, no. 0:224–37. doi:10.1016/j.jes.2016.03.025

  • Xie Y., B. Zhao, Y. Zhao, Q. Luo, S. Wang, B. Zhao, and S. Bai. 2017. “Reduction in Population Exposure to PM 2.5 and Cancer Risk Due to PM 2.5 -Bound PAHs Exposure in Beijing, China during the APEC Meeting.” Environmental Pollution 225, no. 0:338–45. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2017.02.059

  • Xing J., S. Wang, B. Zhao, W. Wu, D. Ding, C. Jang, and Y. Zhu, et al. 2017. “Quantifying Nonlinear Multiregional Contributions to Ozone and Fine Particles Using an Updated Response Surface Modeling Technique.” Environmental Science & Technology 51, no. 20:11788–98. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b01975

  • Xing J., S. Wang, C. Jang, Y. Zhu, B. Zhao, D. Ding, and J. Wang, et al. 2017. “ABaCAS: An Overview of the Air Pollution Control Cost–Benefit and Attainment Assessment System and Its Application in China, EM.” Air and Waste Management Association's Magazine for Environmental Managers.

  • Xu S., W. Zhang, Q. Li, B. Zhao, S. Wang, and R. Long. 2017. “Decomposition Analysis of the Factors That Influence Energy Related Air Pollutant Emission Changes in China Using the SDA Method.” Sustainability 9, no. 10:1742. doi:10.3390/su9101742

  • Yan C., M. Zheng, C. Bosch, A. Andersson, Y. Desyaterik, A. Sullivan, Jeffrey L. Collett, et al. 2017. “Important Fossil Source Contribution to Brown Carbon in Beijing during Winter.” Scientific Reports 7, no. 1:43182. doi:10.1038/srep43182

  • Yu Q., T. Zhang, Z. Cheng, B. Zhao, J. Mulder, T. Larssen, and S. Wang, et al. 2017. “Is Surface Water Acidification a Serious Regional Issue in China?” Science of The Total Environment 584–585, no. 0:783–90. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.116

  • Zhang S., Y. Wu, B. Zhao, X. Wu, J. Shu, and J. Hao. 2017. “City-Specific Vehicle Emission Control Strategies to Achieve Stringent Emission Reduction Targets in China’s Yangtze River Delta Region.” Journal of Environmental Sciences 51, no. 0:75–87. doi:10.1016/j.jes.2016.06.038

  • Zhao B., J. Jiang, Y. Gu, D. Diner, J. Worden, K. Liou, and H. Su, et al. 2017. “Decadal-Scale Trends in Regional Aerosol Particle Properties and Their Linkage to Emission Changes.” Environmental Research Letters 12, no. 5:054021. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa6cb2

  • Zhao B., K. Liou, Y. Gu, Q. Li, J. Jiang, H. Su, and C. He, et al. 2017. “Enhanced PM2.5 Pollution in China Due to Aerosol-Cloud Interactions.” Scientific Reports 7, no. 1:4453. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-04096-8

  • Zhao B., W. Wu, S. Wang, J. Xing, X. Chang, K. Liou, and J. Jiang, et al. 2017. “A Modeling Study of the Nonlinear Response of Fine Particles to Air Pollutant Emissions in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17, no. 0:12031-12050. doi:10.5194/acp-2017-428


  • Duan L., X. Chen, X. Ma, B. Zhao, T. Larssen, S. Wang, and Z. Ye. 2016. “Atmospheric S and N Deposition Relates to Increasing Riverine Transport of S and N in Southwest China: Implications for Soil Acidification.” Environmental Pollution 218, no. 0:1191–99. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2016.08.075

  • Long S., Y. Zhu, C. Jang, C. Lin, S. Wang, B. Zhao, and J. Gao, et al. 2016. “A Case Study of Development and Application of a Streamlined Control and Response Modeling System for PM2.5 Attainment Assessment in China.” Journal of Environmental Sciences 41, no. 0:69–80. doi:10.1016/j.jes.2015.05.019

  • Ma Q., S. Cai, S. Wang, B. Zhao, R. Martin, M. Brauer, and A. Cohen, et al. 2016. “Impacts of coal burning on ambient PM2.5 pollution in China.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17, no. 7:4477-4491. doi:10.5194/acp-2016-601

  • Wang S., Z. Cheng, B. Zhao, X. Fu, and J. Jiang. “Characterization, Sources and Control Strategy of Regional Haze in the Yangtze River Delta, China." ISBN9787030474667, Science Press, Beijing, China, 2016. (in Chinese)

  • Zhao B., K. Liou, Y. Gu, C. He, W. Lee, X. Chang, and Q. Li, et al. 2016. “Impact of Buildings on Surface Solar Radiation over Urban Beijing.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16, no. 9:5841–52. doi:10.5194/acp-16-5841-2016

  • Zhao B., S. Wang, N. Donahue, S. Jathar, X. Huang, W. Wu, and J. Hao, et al. 2016. “Quantifying the Effect of Organic Aerosol Aging and Intermediate-Volatility Emissions on Regional-Scale Aerosol Pollution in China.” Scientific Reports 6, no. 1:28815. doi:10.1038/srep28815


  • Akemu W., S. Cai, B. Zhao, S. Wang, and M. Hailima. 2015. “Comprehensive Evaluation of Volatile Organic Compounds Control Technologies for Oil Storage and Transportation.” Environmental Protection of Chemical Industry 35, no. 1:64-68. (in Chinese)

  • Morino Y., T. Ohara, J. Xu, S. Hasegawa, B. Zhao, A. Fushimi, and K. Tanabe, et al. 2015. “Diurnal Variations of Fossil and Nonfossil Carbonaceous Aerosols in Beijing.” Atmospheric Environment 122, no. 0:349–56. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.09.055

  • Wang J., S. Wang, A. Voorhees, B. Zhao, C. Jang, J. Jiang, and J. Fu, et al. 2015. “Assessment of Short-Term PM2.5-Related Mortality Due to Different Emission Sources in the Yangtze River Delta, China.” Atmospheric Environment 123, no. 0:440–48. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.05.060

  • Wang S., B. Zhao, Y. Wu, and J. Hao. 2015. “Target and measures to prevent and control ambient fine particle pollution in China.” Chinese Journal of Environmental Management 7, no. 2:37-43. (in Chinese)

  • Zhao B., S. Wang, J. Xing, K. Fu, J. Fu, C. Jang, and Y. Zhu, et al. 2015. “Assessing the Nonlinear Response of Fine Particles to Precursor Emissions: Development and Application of an Extended Response Surface Modeling Technique v1.0.” Geoscientific Model Development 8, no. 1:115–28. doi:10.5194/gmd-8-115-2015

  • Zhao B., S. Wang, N. Donahue, W. Chuang, L. Ruiz, N. Ng, and Y. Wang, et al. 2015. “Evaluation of One-Dimensional and Two-Dimensional Volatility Basis Sets in Simulating the Aging of Secondary Organic Aerosol with Smog-Chamber Experiments.” Environmental Science & Technology 49, no. 4:2245–54. doi:10.1021/es5048914


  • Chatani S., M. Amann, A. Goel, J. Hao, Z. Klimont, A. Kumar, A. Mishra, et al. 2014. “Photochemical Roles of Rapid Economic Growth and Potential Abatement Strategies on Tropospheric Ozone over South and East Asia in 2030.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14, no. 17:9259–77. doi:10.5194/acp-14-9259-2014

  • Fu X., S. Wang, Z. Cheng, J. Xing, B. Zhao, J. Wang, and J. Hao. 2014. “Source, Transport and Impacts of a Heavy Dust Event in the Yangtze River Delta, China, in 2011.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14, no. 3:1239–54. doi:10.5194/acp-14-1239-2014

  • Voorhees S., J. Wang, C. Wang, B. Zhao, S. Wang, and H. Kan. 2014. “Public Health Benefits of Reducing Air Pollution in Shanghai: A Proof-of-Concept Methodology with Application to BenMAP.” 2014. Science of The Total Environment 485–486, no. 0:396–405. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.03.113

  • Wang J., S. Wang, J. Jiang, A. Ding, M. Zheng, B. Zhao, and D. Wong, et al. 2014. “Impact of Aerosol–Meteorology Interactions on Fine Particle Pollution during China’s Severe Haze Episode in January 2013.” Environmental Research Letters 9, no. 9:094002. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/9/094002

  • Wang J., Z. Wang, B. Zhao, S. Wang, and J. Hao. 2014. “Cost-effectiveness analysis of multi-pollutant emission reduction in power sector of China.” Research of Environmental Sciences 27, no. 0:1316-1324. doi: 10.13198/j.issn.1001-6929.2014.11.14 (in Chinese)

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