Research on Haze Characteristics in Chongqing Jiangbei Airport from 2001 to 2016
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Xiaoning Zhou, Qian Geng, Xingyu Li, Dong Chen
In the present study, a comprehensive analysis of the characteristics of haze and meteorological conditions in areas of Chongqing Jiangbei Airport(ZUCK) were conducted using hourly surface observation data in the airport for the period 2001-2016. It was found that the appearing frequency of haze and severe hazes was the most in winter, while the lowest in July. In addition, events occurred frequently from 11:00 to 21:00 and infrequently in the early morning from 00:00 to 07:00. The highest frequency of haze and severe haze was often mixed with the north wind, and the average wind speed was usually 1-2m s-1. Events occurred infrequently when the wind speed was more than 4 m s−1. The relative humidity between 50% and 70% was found to be throughout haze and severe haze events. Most events were mixed with mist, whereas not mixed with other weather phenomena.
Chongqing, Haze, Meteorological conditions, Characteristics.