Articles | Volume 12, issue 5
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 2933–2948, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-2933-2019
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 2933–2948, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-2933-2019

Research article 28 May 2019

Research article | 28 May 2019

Strategies of method selection for fine-scale PM2.5 mapping in an intra-urban area using crowdsourced monitoring

Shan Xu et al.

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This study presents strategies of method selection for 100 m scale PM2.5 mapping using a crowdsourced sampling campaign. Interestingly, PM2.5 concentrations in micro-environments varied significantly in intra-urban areas. These local PM2.5 variations can be effectively revealed by crowdsourcing sampling rather than national air quality monitoring sites. The selection of models for fine-scale PM2.5 mapping should be adjusted with the changing sampling and pollution circumstances.