Articles | Volume 17, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 12449–12474, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-12449-2017

Special issue: Global and regional assessment of intercontinental transport...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 12449–12474, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-12449-2017

Research article 19 Oct 2017

Research article | 19 Oct 2017

Extending the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) modeling system to hemispheric scales: overview of process considerations and initial applications

Rohit Mathur et al.

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We extend CMAQ's applicability to the entire Northern Hemisphere to enable consistent examination of interactions between atmospheric processes occurring on various spatial and temporal scales. Improvements were made in model process representation, structure, and input data sets that enable a range of model applications including episodic intercontinental pollutant transport, long-term trends in air pollution across the Northern Hemisphere, and air pollution–climate interactions.
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