Articles | Volume 20, issue 22
Research article
16 Nov 2020
Research article |  | 16 Nov 2020

Ozone affected by a succession of four landfall typhoons in the Yangtze River Delta, China: major processes and health impacts

Chenchao Zhan, Min Xie, Chongwu Huang, Jane Liu, Tijian Wang, Meng Xu, Chaoqun Ma, Jianwei Yu, Yumeng Jiao, Mengmeng Li, Shu Li, Bingliang Zhuang, Ming Zhao, and Dongyang Nie

Data sets

NCEP FNL Operational Model Global Tropospheric Analyses, continuing from July 1999 NOAA

Short summary
The Yangtze River Delta (YRD) region has been suffering from severe ozone (O3) pollution in recent years. Synoptic systems, like typhoons, can have a significant effect on O3 episodes. However, research on landfall typhoons affecting O3 in the YRD is limited. This work aims to reveal the main processes of landfall typhoons affecting surface O3 and estimate health impacts of O3 during the study period in the YRD, which can be useful for taking reasonable pollution control measures in this area.
Final-revised paper