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Volume 15, issue 11
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 6047–6068, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-6047-2015
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Special issue: POLARCAT (Polar Study using Aircraft, Remote Sensing, Surface...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 6047–6068, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-6047-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 03 Jun 2015

Research article | 03 Jun 2015

Biomass burning influence on high-latitude tropospheric ozone and reactive nitrogen in summer 2008: a multi-model analysis based on POLMIP simulations

S. R. Arnold et al.

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The extent to which forest fires produce the air pollutant and greenhouse gas ozone (O3) in the atmosphere at high latitudes in not well understood. We have compared how fire emissions produce O3 and its precursors in several models of atmospheric chemistry. We find enhancements in O3 in air dominated by fires in all models, which increase on average as fire emissions age. We also find that in situ O3 production in the Arctic is sensitive to details of organic chemistry and vertical lifting.
The extent to which forest fires produce the air pollutant and greenhouse gas ozone (O3) in the...
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