Articles | Volume 20, issue 24
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 15617–15633, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15617-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 15617–15633, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15617-2020

Research article 16 Dec 2020

Research article | 16 Dec 2020

Exploring the drivers of the increased ozone production in Beijing in summertime during 2005–2016

Wenjie Wang et al.

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During the past decade, China has devoted very substantial resources to improving the environment. These efforts have improved atmospheric particulate matter loading, but ambient ozone levels have continued to increase. In this paper we investigate the causes of the increasing ozone concentrations through analysis of a data set that is, to our knowledge, unique: a 12-year data set including ground-level O3, NOx, and VOC precursors collected at an urban site in Beijing.
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