Articles | Volume 20, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 13781–13799, 2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 13781–13799, 2020

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 et al.

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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.
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