Articles | Volume 19, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11821–11841, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11821-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11821–11841, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11821-2019
Research article
24 Sep 2019
Research article | 24 Sep 2019

European NOx emissions in WRF-Chem derived from OMI: impacts on summertime surface ozone

Auke J. Visser et al.

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Health and ecosystem impacts of O3 generally occur when O3 concentrations are highest, but most air quality models underestimate peak O3. We derived European NOx emissions based on satellite NO2 column data and evaluated the impact on model-simulated NO2 and ozone. We show that a simulation with satellite-derived NOx emissions leads to better agreement with independent in situ observations of surface NO2 and O3, which helps to reduce the model underestimations of peak ozone concentrations.
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