Articles | Volume 15, issue 18
Research article
25 Sep 2015
Research article |  | 25 Sep 2015

The impact of observing characteristics on the ability to predict ozone under varying polluted photochemical regimes

P. D. Hamer, K. W. Bowman, D. K. Henze, J.-L. Attié, and V. Marécal

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Using a simplified air quality forecasting model, we explore how characteristics of air quality observations affect our ability to understand and predict ozone air pollution. We show that the photochemical conditions can strongly influence the observing priorities for ozone prediction, such as which species are observed and how well, when, and how frequently. High-freqency observations of ozone, NOx and HCHO in combination during the morning and afternoon are particularly advantageous.
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