Articles | Volume 16, issue 6
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-3969-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-3969-2016
Research article
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24 Mar 2016
Research article |  | 24 Mar 2016

Significant increase of surface ozone at a rural site, north of eastern China

Zhiqiang Ma, Jing Xu, Weijun Quan, Ziyin Zhang, Weili Lin, and Xiaobin Xu

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In this paper, we find that the daily maximum 8 h O3 in the eastern China has undergone a significant increase during 2003–2015, with a rate of 1.1 ppb per year. The increase of surface ozone was mainly induced by the emission changes and the meteorological factors just played a tiny negative influence. Our result also indicates that VOCs seem to play more important role in the ozone increase than the effect of NO titration.
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