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HTAP2 multi-model estimates of premature human mortality due to...

Liang, C., J. J. West, R. A. Silva, H. Bian, M. Chin, Y. Davila, F. J. Dentener, L. Emmons, J. Flemming, G. Folberth, D. Henze, U. Im, J. E. Jonson, T. J. Keating, T. Kucsera, A. Lenzen, M. Lin, M. T. Lund, X. Pan, R. J. Park, R. B. Pierce, T. Sekiya, K. Sudo, and T. Takemura (2018), HTAP2 multi-model estimates of premature human mortality due to intercontinental transport of air pollution and emission sectors, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 10497-10520, doi:10.5194/acp-18-10497-2018.
Abstract: 

Ambient air pollution from ozone and fine particulate matter is associated with premature mortality. As emissions from one continent influence air quality over others, changes in emissions can also influence human health on other continents. We estimate global air-pollution-related premature mortality from exposure to PM2.5 and ozone and the avoided deaths due to 20 % anthropogenic emission reductions from six source regions, North America (NAM), Europe (EUR), South Asia (SAS), East Asia (EAS), Russia– Belarus–Ukraine (RBU), and the Middle East (MDE), three global emission sectors, power and industry (PIN), ground transportation (TRN), and residential (RES), and one global domain (GLO), using an ensemble of global chemical transport model simulations coordinated by the second phase of the Task Force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollutants (TF HTAP2), and epidemiologically derived concentra-

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Tropospheric Composition Program (TCP)