Articles | Volume 17, issue 19
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 12177–12196, 2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 12177–12196, 2017

Research article 12 Oct 2017

Research article | 12 Oct 2017

Projected global ground-level ozone impacts on vegetation under different emission and climate scenarios

Pierre Sicard et al.

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Short summary
A few issues about surface ozone, e.g. a better understanding of spatial changes and a better assessment of ozone impacts worldwide, are still challenging. To overcome these issues, this study assessed, for the first time, the spatial and temporal changes in the projected potential ozone impacts on carbon assimilation of vegetation at global scale, by comparing the ozone potential injury at present with that expected at the end of the 21st century from different global chemistry models.
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