Articles | Volume 17, issue 16
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 9781–9796, 2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 9781–9796, 2017
Research article
21 Aug 2017
Research article | 21 Aug 2017

Responses of surface ozone air quality to anthropogenic nitrogen deposition in the Northern Hemisphere

Yuanhong Zhao et al.

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Human activities have substantially enhanced atmospheric deposition of reactive nitrogen, inducing complex environmental consequences. This study presents a first quantitative investigation of how anthropogenic nitrogen deposition could impact surface ozone air quality through surface–atmosphere exchange processes. We find important surface ozone changes driven by nitrogen deposition, which can be comparable with those due to historical climate and land use changes.
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