Articles | Volume 16, issue 7
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4369–4378, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-4369-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4369–4378, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-4369-2016
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07 Apr 2016
Research article | 07 Apr 2016

Sensitivity to grid resolution in the ability of a chemical transport model to simulate observed oxidant chemistry under high-isoprene conditions

Karen Yu et al.

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Increasing the spatial resolution of a chemical transport model may improve simulations but can be computationally expensive. Using observations from the SEAC4RS aircraft campaign, we find that at higher spatial resolutions, models are better able to simulate the chemical pathways of ozone precursors, but the overall effect on regional mean concentrations is small. This implies that for continental boundary layer applications, coarse resolution models are adequate.
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