Articles | Volume 16, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 15147–15163, 2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 15147–15163, 2016

Research article 07 Dec 2016

Research article | 07 Dec 2016

Characterising tropospheric O3 and CO around Frankfurt over the period 1994–2012 based on MOZAIC–IAGOS aircraft measurements

Hervé Petetin et al.

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Ozone (O3) and carbon monoxide (CO) are two compounds of major importance in the atmosphere. In this paper we investigated their variability and trends at Frankfurt based on the MOZAIC–IAGOS dataset, a unique dataset of about 21 300 vertical profiles recorded by commercial aircraft. The CO concentrations have been decreasing since 2002, while no strong tendency is observed for O3 since 1994. However, the O3 seasonal variations are changing, with the spring maximum occurring earlier and earlier.
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