Articles | Volume 20, issue 24
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 15937–15967, 2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 15937–15967, 2020

Research article 21 Dec 2020

Research article | 21 Dec 2020

Pan-Arctic surface ozone: modelling vs. measurements

Xin Yang et al.


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ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (20 Aug 2020) by Dwayne Heard
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (21 Sep 2020)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (21 Sep 2020) by Dwayne Heard
AR by Svenja Lange on behalf of the Authors (01 Oct 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (19 Oct 2020) by Dwayne Heard
Short summary
This is a modelling-based study on Arctic surface ozone, with a particular focus on spring ozone depletion events (i.e. with concentrations < 10 ppbv). Model experiments show that model runs with blowing-snow-sourced sea salt aerosols implemented as a source of reactive bromine can reproduce well large-scale ozone depletion events observed in the Arctic. This study supplies modelling evidence of the proposed mechanism of reactive-bromine release from blowing snow on sea ice (Yang et al., 2008).
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