Atmos Res 2021 Mar 12;250:105362. Epub 2020 Nov 12.
College of Resources and Environment, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China.
As a result of the lockdown (LD) control measures enacted to curtail the COVID-19 pandemic in Wuhan, almost all non-essential human activities were halted beginning on January 23, 2020 when the total lockdown was implemented. In this study, changes in the concentrations of the six criteria air pollutants (PM, PM, SO, NO, CO, and O) in Wuhan were investigated before (January 1 to 23, 2020), during (January 24 to April 5, 2020), and after the COVID-19 lockdown (April 6 to June 20, 2020) periods. Also, the relationships between the air pollutants and meteorological variables during the three periods were investigated. Read More