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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 8627–8639, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-8627-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 8627–8639, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-8627-2020

Research article 22 Jul 2020

Research article | 22 Jul 2020

Analysis and attribution of total column ozone changes over the Tibetan Plateau during 1979–2017

Yajuan Li et al.

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The Tibetan Plateau (TP) exerts important thermal and dynamical effects on atmospheric circulation, climate change as well as the ozone distribution. In this study, we use updated observations and model simulations to investigate the ozone trends and variations over the TP. Wintertime TP ozone variations are largely controlled by tropical to high-latitude transport processes, whereas summertime concentrations are a combined effect of photochemical decay and tropical processes.
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