Articles | Volume 17, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 14275–14289, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-14275-2017

Special issue: Regional transport and transformation of air pollution in...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 14275–14289, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-14275-2017

Research article 01 Dec 2017

Research article | 01 Dec 2017

Observations of the vertical distributions of summertime atmospheric pollutants and the corresponding ozone production in Shanghai, China

Chengzhi Xing et al.

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Vertical profiles of the aerosol extinction coefficient and NO2 and HCHO concentrations were retrieved from MAX-DOAS measurement, while vertical distribution of O3 was obtained using ozone lidar. The measured O3 vertical distribution indicates that the ozone production not only occurs at surface level but also at higher altitudes (about 1.1 km), which are not directly related to horizontal and vertical transportation but are mainly influenced by the abundance of VOCs in the lower troposphere.
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