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Volume 18, issue 5
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 3839–3864, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-3839-2018
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Special issue: Global and regional assessment of intercontinental transport...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 3839–3864, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-3839-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 16 Mar 2018

Research article | 16 Mar 2018

Impacts of different characterizations of large-scale background on simulated regional-scale ozone over the continental United States

Christian Hogrefe et al.

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This study quantifies the impacts of different representations of background ozone in state-of-the-science large-scale models on surface and aloft ozone burdens simulated by the CMAQ regional model over the United States. It also compares both the CMAQ simulations and the driving large-scale models to surface and upper air observations.
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