Articles | Volume 16, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13341–13358, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-13341-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13341–13358, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-13341-2016

Research article 28 Oct 2016

Research article | 28 Oct 2016

Analysis of the latitudinal variability of tropospheric ozone in the Arctic using the large number of aircraft and ozonesonde observations in early summer 2008

Gerard Ancellet et al.

Data sets

CNRS ATR-42 aircraft ozone lidar observations G. Ancellet ftp://polarcat@ftp.aero.jussieu.fr/Kanger/LidarO3/

CNRS ATR-42 ozone in-situ measurements G. Ancellet ftp://ftp.aero.jussieu.fr/Kanger/Data_ATR/

NASA DC-8 aircraft data J. Hair http://www-air.larc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/ArcView/arctas#HAIR.JOHN/

NASA ozone in-situ measurements A. Weinheimer http://www-air.larc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/ArcView/arctas#WEINHEIMER.ANDREW/

ECC ozonesonde data D. Tarasick ftp://es-ee.tor.ec.gc.ca/pub/ftpdt/ARC-IONS

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An integrated analysis of all the ozone observations (lidar, sondes, and airborne in situ measurements) conducted during the 2008 IPY campaigns is performed and the processes that determine summer ozone concentrations over Greenland and Canada are discussed. Combined with a regional model simulation (WRFChem), the analysis of ozone, CO, and PV latitudinal and vertical variability allows the determination of the influence of stratospheric sources and biomass burning and anthropogenic emissions.
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