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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 6769–6787, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-6769-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 6769–6787, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-6769-2020

Research article 09 Jun 2020

Research article | 09 Jun 2020

Net ozone production and its relationship to nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds in the marine boundary layer around the Arabian Peninsula

Ivan Tadic et al.

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We present shipborne observations of NO, NO2, O3, HCHO, OH, HO2, H2O and the actinic flux obtained in the marine boundary layer (MBL) around the Arabian Peninsula during the summer 2017 AQABA ship campaign. NOx (NO+NO2) and O3 observations clearly showed anthropogenic influence in the MBL around the Arabian Peninsula. The observations were also used to calculate net O3 production in the MBL around the Arabian Peninsula, which was greatest over the northern Red Sea, Oman Gulf and Arabian Gulf.
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