Articles | Volume 18, issue 5
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 3101–3118, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-3101-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 3101–3118, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-3101-2018

Research article 05 Mar 2018

Research article | 05 Mar 2018

Lower tropospheric ozone over India and its linkage to the South Asian monsoon

Xiao Lu et al.

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Deteriorating tropospheric ozone pollution over India may not only affect local human health and vegetation but also perturb global ozone distribution. This study analyzes the processes controlling lower tropospheric ozone over India using OMI satellite observations (2006–2014) and model simulations (1990–2010). We show that the South Asian monsoon largely controls the seasonal cycle and interannual variability of Indian lower tropospheric ozone via changes in ozone production and transport.
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