Articles | Volume 18, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 16239–16251, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-16239-2018

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

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 16239–16251, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-16239-2018

Research article 15 Nov 2018

Research article | 15 Nov 2018

An important mechanism of regional O3 transport for summer smog over the Yangtze River Delta in eastern China

Jun Hu et al.

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Using observational and modeling studies, the importance of the mechanism driving regional O3 transport in the residual layer (RL) with respect to summer smog over the Yangtze River Delta region in eastern China was revealed. This mechanism was also examined in association with diurnal change in the atmospheric boundary layer. Regional O3 transport through the nocturnal RL is believed to have great implications for understanding urban and regional O3 pollution in this area.
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