Anthropogenic emissions in Nigeria and implications for atmospheric ozone pollution : A view from space

@inproceedings{Marais2014AnthropogenicEI,
  title={Anthropogenic emissions in Nigeria and implications for atmospheric ozone pollution : A view from space},
  author={Eloise A Marais and D. J. Jacob and K W Wecht and C. Lerot and Lin Zhang and Karen O Y Yu and Thomas P. Kurosu and K. Chance and Basile Sauvage},
  year={2014}
}
Nigeria has a high population density and large fossil fuel resources but very poorly managed energy infrastructure. Satellite observations of formaldehyde (HCHO) and glyoxal (CHOCHO) reveal very large sources of anthropogenic nonmethane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs) from the Lagos megacity and oil/gas operations in the Niger Delta. This is supported… CONTINUE READING