The Spatial-Temporal Characteristics of Air Pollution in China from 2001–2014

  title={The Spatial-Temporal Characteristics of Air Pollution in China from 2001–2014},
  author={Junzhe Bao and Xiping Yang and Zhiyuan Zhao and Zhenkun Wang and Chuanhua Yu and Xudong Li and Kim Dirks},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
To provide some useful information about the control of air pollution in China, we studied the spatial-temporal characteristics of air pollution in China from 2001-2014. First, we drew several line charts and histograms of the Air Pollution Index (API) and Air Quality Index (AQI) of 31 capital cities and municipalities to research the distribution across different times and cities; then, we researched the spatial clustering of API and AQI; finally, we examined the shift of the gravity center of… CONTINUE READING
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