Publications - YIM Hung Lam, Steve


  • Huang T., Yang Y., O'Connor E.J., Lolli S., Haywood J., Osborne M., Cheng J.C.H., Guo J., Yim S.H.L. (2021). Influence of A Weak Typhoon on the Vertical Distribution of Air Pollution in Hong Kong: A Perspective from a Doppler LiDAR network. Accepted in Environmental Pollution. [link]
  • Li Z., Ho K.F., Chuang H.C., Yim S.H.L. (2020). Development and intercity transferability of land-use regression models for predicting ambient PM10, PM2.5, NO2 and O3 concentrations in northern Taiwan. Accepted in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. [link]

  • Yang Y., Fan S., Wang L., Gao Z., Zhang Y., Zou H., Miao S., Li Y., Huang M., Yim S.H.L., Lolli S. (2020). Diurnal Evolution of the Wintertime Boundary Layer in Urban Beijing, China: Insights from Doppler Lidar and a 325-m Meteorological Tower. Remote Sensing, 12(23), 3935. [link]

  • Li Z., Tong X., Ho J.M.W., Kwok T.C.Y., Dong G., Ho K.F., Yim S.H.L. (2020). A practical framework for predicting residential indoor PM2.5 concentration using land-use regression and machine learning methods. Chemosphere, 265, 129140. [link]

  • Ning G., Yim S.H.L., Yang Y., Gu Y., Dong G. (2020). Modulations of synoptic and climatic changes on ozone pollution and its health risks in mountain-basin areas. Atmospheric Environment, 240, 117808. [link]

  • YIM S.H.L. (2020). Development of a 3D Real-Time Atmospheric Monitoring System (3DREAMS) Using Doppler LiDARs and Applications for Long-Term Analysis and Hot-and-Polluted Episodes. Remote Sensing 12 (6), 1036. [link]

  • Huang T., Yim S.H.L., Yang Y., Lee O.S.M., Lam D.H.Y., Cheng J.C.H., Guo J. (2020). Observation of Turbulent Mixing Characteristics in the Typical Daytime Cloud-topped Boundary Layer over Hong Kong in 2019. Remote Sensing, 12, 9, 1533. [link]

  • Li Z., Yim S.H.L., Ho K.F. (2020). High temporal resolution prediction of street-level PM2.5 and NOx concentrations using machine learning approach. Accepted to be published in Journal of Cleaner Production. [link]

  • Gu Y., Zhang W., Yang Y., Wang C., Streets D.G., Yim S.H.L. (2020). Assessing outdoor air quality and public health impact attributable to residential black carbon emissions in rural China. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 159, 104812. [link]

  • Li Z., Ho K.F., Yim S.H.L. (2020). Source apportionment of hourly-resolved ambient volatile organic compounds: Influence of temporal resolution. Science of The Total Environment, 725, 138243. [link]

  • Zhang Y., Guo J., Yang Y., Wang Y., Yim S.H.L. (2020). Vertica Wind Shear Modulates Particulate Matter Pollutions: A Perspective from Radar Wind Profiler Observations in Beijing, China. Remote Sensing, 12(3), 546. [link]

  • Lv Y., Guo J., Yim S.H.L., Yun Y., Yin J., Liu L., Zhang Y., Yang Y., Yan Y., Chen D. (2020). Towards understanding multi-model precipitation predictions from CMIP5 based on China hourly merged precipitation analysis data. Atmospheric Research, 231, 104671. [link]


  • Shi C., Nduka I.C., Yang Y., Huang Y., Yao R., Zhang H., He B., Xie C., Wang Z., Yim S.H.L. (2019). Characteristics and Meteorological Mechanisms of Transboundary Air Pollution in A Persistent Heavy PM2.5 Pollution Episode in Central-East China. Atmospheric Environment, 223, 117239. [link]

  • Wang Y., Yim S.H.L., Yang Y., Morin C.W. (2019). The effect of urbanization and climate change on the mosquito population in the Pearl River Delta region of China. International Journal of Biometeorology, 64(3), 501-512. [link]

  • Wang M.Y., Yim S.H.L., Dong G.H., Ho K.F., Wong D.C. (2019). Mapping ozone source-receptor relationship and apportioning the health impact in the Pearl River Delta region using adjoint sensitivity analysis. Atmospheric Environment, 222, 117026. [link]

  • Xiao X., Yang B.Y., Hu L.W., Markevych I., Bloom M., Dharmage S., Jalaludin B., Knibbs L., Heinrich J., Morawska L., Lin S., Roponen M., Guo Y., Yim S.H.L., Leskinen A., Komppula M., Jalava P., Yu H.Y., Zeeshan M., Zeng X., Dong G.H. (2020). Greenness around Schools Associated with Lower Risk of Hypertension among Children: Findings from the Seven Northeastern Cities Study in China. Environmental Pollution, 256, 113422. [link]

  • Yim S.H.L., Wang M.Y., Gu Y., Yang Y., Dong G.H., Li Q. (2019). Effect of Urbanization on Ozone and Resultant Health Effects in the Pearl River Delta Region of China. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124, 11568-11579. [link]

  • Yang Y., Zheng Z., Yim S.H.L., Roth M., Ren G., Gao Z., Wang T., Li Q., Shi C., Ning G., Li Y.B. (2019). PM2.5 Pollution Modulates Wintertime Urban-Heat-Island Intensity in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Megalopolis, China. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(1), e2019GL08428. [link]

  • Ning G., Yim S.H.L., Wang S., Duan B., Nie C., Yang X., Wang J., Shang K. (2019). Synergistic effects of synoptic weather patterns and topography on air quality: a case of the Sichuan Basin of China. Climate dynamics, 53(11), 6729-6744. [link]

  • Yim S.H.L., Gu Y., Shapiro M., Stephens B. (2019). Air quality and acid deposition impacts of local emissions and transboundary air pollution in Japan and South Korea. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19, 13309-13323. [link]

  • Yang Y., Yim S.H.L., Haywood J., Osborne M., Chan J.C.S., Zeng Z., Cheng J.C.H. (2019). Characteristics of Heavy Particulate Matter Pollutions over Hong Kong and Their Relationships with Vertical Wind Profiles Using High-Time-Resolution Doppler Lidar Measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 124, 9609-9623. [link]

  • Lui K.H., Jones T., BéruBé K., Ho S.S.H., Yim S.H.L., Cao J.J., Lee S.C., Tian L., Min D.W., Ho K.F. (2019). The effects of particle-induced oxidative damage from exposure to airborne fine particulate matter components in the vicinity of landfill sites on Hong Kong. Chemosphere, 230, 578-586. [link]

  • Zhang C.; Guo Y., Xiao X., Bloom M.S., Qian Z., Rolling C.A., Xian H., Lin S., Li S., Chen G., Jalava P., Roponen M., Hirvonen M.R., Komppula M., Leskinen A., Yim S.H.L., Chen D.H., Ma H.,, Zeng X.W., Hu L.W., Liu K.K., Yang B.Y., Dong G.H. (2019). JAMA Network Open, 2(5), e194186. [link]

  • Yang B.Y., Markevych I., Heinrich J., Bloom M.S., Qian Z., Geiger S.D., Vaughn M., Liu S., Guo Y., Dharmage S.C., Jalaludin B., Knibbs L.D., Chen D., Jalava P., Lin S., Yim S.H.L., Liu K.K., Zeng X.W., Hu L.W., Dong G.H. (2019). Residential greenness and blood lipids in urban-dwelling adults: The 33 Communities Chinese Health Study. Environmental Pollution, 250, 14-22. [link]

  • Zeng Z., Mao F., Wang Z., Guo J., Gui K., An J., Yim S.H.L., Yang Y., Zhang B., Jiang H. (2019). Preliminary evaluation of the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder water vapor over China against high-resolution radiosonde measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 124(7), 3871-3888. [link]

  • Yang B.Y., Guo Y., Bloom M.S., Xiao X., Qian Z., Liu E., Howard S.W., Zhao T., Wang S.Q., Li S., Chen D.H., Ma H., Yim S.H.L., Liu K.K., Zeng X.W., Hu L.W., Liu R.Q., Feng D., Yang M., Xu S.L., Dong G.H.(2019). Ambient PM1 air pollution, blood pressure, and hypertension: Insights from the 33 Communities Chinese Health Study. Environmental Research, 170, 252-259. [link]

  • Wang M.Y., Yim S.H.L., Wong D.C., Ho K.F. (2019). Source contributions of surface ozone in China using an adjoint sensitivity analysis. Science of the Total Environment, 662, 385-392. [link]

  • Wang Y., Chan A., Lau N.C., Li Q., Yang Y., Yim S.H.L. (2019). Effects of urbanization and global climate change on regional climate in the Pearl River Delta and thermal comfort implications. International Journal of Climatology, 39, 2984-2997. [link]

  • Yim S.H.L., Hou X., Guo J., Yang Y. (2019). Contribution of local emissions and transboundary air pollution to air quality in Hong Kong during El Niño-Southern Oscillation and heatwaves. Atmospheric Research, 218, 50-58. [Link]

  • Yang B.Y., Guo Y., Morawska L., Bloom M.S., Markevych I., Heinrich J., Dharmage S.C., Knibbs L.D., Lin S., Yim S.H.L., Chen G., Li S., Zeng X.W., Liu K.K., Hu, L.W., Dong G.H. (2019). Ambient PM1 air pollution and cardiovascular disease prevalence: Insights from the 33 Communities Chinese Health Study. Environment International, 123, 310-317. [Link]

  • Liu Z., Ming Y., Wang L., Bollasina M., Luo M., Lau N.C., Yim S.H.L. (2019). A Model Investigation of Aerosol-Induced Changes in the East Asian Winter Monsoon. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(16), 10186-10195. [link]

  • Hou X., Chan C.K., Dong G.H., Yim S.H.L. (2018). Impacts of transboundary air pollution and local emissions on PM2.5 pollution in the Pearl River Delta region of China and the public health, and the policy implications. Environmental Research Letters, 14, 034005. [Link].

  • Ning G., Wang S., Yim S.H.L., Li J., Hu Y., Shang Z., Wang J., Wang J. (2018). Impact of low-pressure systems on winter heavy air pollution in the northwest Sichuan Basin, China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 13601-13615. [Link].

  • Yang Y., Zheng X., Gao Z., Wang H., Wang T., Li Y., Lau G.N.C., Yim S.H.L. (2018). Long-Term Trends of Persistent Synoptic Circulation Events in Planetary Boundary Layer and Their Relationships with Haze Pollution in Winter Half-Year over Eastern China. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 123(19), 10,991-11,007. [Link]

  • Tong C.H.M., Yim S.H.L., Rothenberg D., Wang C., Lin C.Y., Chen Y.D., Lau, N.C. (2018). Projecting the impacts of atmospheric conditions under climate change on air quality over Pearl River Delta region. Atmospheric Environment, 193, 79-87. [Link]

  • Gu Y., Wong T.W., Law S.C.K., Dong G.H., Ho K.F., Yang Y., Yim S.H.L. (2018). Impacts of Sectoral Emissions in China and the Implications: Air Quality, Public Health, Crop Production, and Economic Costs. Environmental Research Letters, 13, 8. [Link]

  • Yang B.Y., Bloom M.S., Markevych I., Qian Z., Vaughn M.G., Cummings-Vaughn L.A., Li S., Chen G., Bowatte G., Perret J.L., Dharmage S.C., Heinrich J., Yim S.H.L., Lin S., Tian L., Yang M., Liu K.K., Zeng X.W., Hu L.W., Guo Y. Dong G.H. (2018). Exposure to ambient air pollution and blood lipids in adults: The 33 Communities Chinese Health Study. Environment International, 119, 485-492. [Link]

  • Lawrence W.R., Yang M., Zhang C., Liu R.Q., Lin S., Wang S.Q., Liu Y., Ma H., Chen D.H., Zeng X.W., Yang B.Y., Hu L.W., Yim S.H.L., Dong G.H. (2018). Association between Long-term Exposure to Air Pollution and Sleep Disorder in Chinese Children: The Seven Northeastern Cities (SNEC) Study. Sleep, 41(9), zsy122. [Link]

  • Luo M., Hou X., Gu Y., Lau N.C., Yim S.H.L. (2018). Trans-boundary Air Pollution in a City under Various Atmospheric Conditions. Science of the Total Environment, 618, 132-141. [Link]