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ACP | Articles | Volume 18, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15515–15534, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-15515-2018
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15515–15534, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-15515-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 29 Oct 2018

Research article | 29 Oct 2018

A deep stratosphere-to-troposphere ozone transport event over Europe simulated in CAMS global and regional forecast systems: analysis and evaluation

Dimitris Akritidis et al.

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Analysis and evaluation of the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) global and regional forecast systems during a deep stratosphere-to-troposphere ozone transport event over Europe in January 2017. Radiosondes, satellite images, ozonesondes and aircraft measurements were used to investigate the folding of the tropopause at several European sites and the induced presence of dry and ozone-rich air in the troposphere.
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