Articles | Volume 20, issue 14
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 9051–9066, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-9051-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 9051–9066, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-9051-2020

Research article 30 Jul 2020

Research article | 30 Jul 2020

Temporal and spatial analysis of ozone concentrations in Europe based on timescale decomposition and a multi-clustering approach

Eirini Boleti et al.

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Long-term temporal evolution of ozone concentrations between 2000 and 2015 in Europe was estimated using a signal decomposition technique. The seasonal cycles are correlated with local climate conditions and vary according to geographic region, while ozone levels are indicative of distance to emission sources. The site's environment plays a key role in ozone trends, with the most polluted environments showing the least reduction in ozone, while in less polluted areas ozone has decreased.
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