Articles | Volume 18, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17157–17175, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17157-2018

Special issue: Global and regional assessment of intercontinental transport...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17157–17175, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17157-2018

Research article 05 Dec 2018

Research article | 05 Dec 2018

Attributing differences in the fate of lateral boundary ozone in AQMEII3 models to physical process representations

Peng Liu et al.

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This study represents an intercomparison of four regional-scale air quality simulations in order to understand the model similarities and differences in estimating the impact of ozone imported from outside of the US on the surface ozone within the US at process level. Vertical turbulent mixing stands out as a primary contributor to the model differences in inert tracers.
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