Articles | Volume 18, issue 19
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13881–13901, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13881-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13881–13901, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13881-2018

Research article 01 Oct 2018

Research article | 01 Oct 2018

Atmospheric CO and CH4 time series and seasonal variations on Reunion Island from ground-based in situ and FTIR (NDACC and TCCON) measurements

Minqiang Zhou et al.

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This study focuses on atmospheric CO and CH4 time series and seasonal variations on Reunion Island based on in situ and FTIR measurements from two sites, Saint Denis and Maido. Ground-based in situ and FTIR (NDACC and TCCON) measurements are used to show their complementarity with regards to obtaining the CO and CH4 concentrations at the surface and in the troposphere and stratosphere. FLEXPART and GEOS-Chem models are applied to understand the seasonal variations of CO and CH4 at this site.
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