Spatial decomposed concentrations of NO2 and PM2.5 air pollution in the United States at Census block group level

Published: 30-08-2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/ckdvx3d3zc.1
Yuzhou Wang


This dataset includes the yearly block group level decomposed concentrations of four spatial components ("long-range", "mid-range", "neighborhood", "near-source") for PM2.5 and NO2, from year-2000 to year-2015. The concentrations are at the census block group level. The unit of concentrations is ug/m3 for PM2.5 and ppb for NO2. Block group is identified by variable "blockgroup_id"; the longitude and latitude of each block group centroid are indicated by "longitude" and "latitude". Names of concentration variables follow the pattern as "COMPONENT_YEAR". "COMPONENT" represents four spatial components; "YEAR" represents the last two digits of year-2000 to year-2015. For example, "long-range_00" represents the "long-range" component concentrations for the year-2000. To use this dateset, please cite the following article: Wang, Y., Bechle, M.J., Kim, S.Y., Adams, P.J., Pandis, S.N., Pope III, C.A., Robinson, A.L., Sheppard, L., Szpiro, A.A. and Marshall, J.D., 2020. Spatial decomposition analysis of NO2 and PM2. 5 air pollution in the United States. Atmospheric Environment, p.117470. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.117470

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