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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 1–16, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-1-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 1–16, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-1-2021
Research article
04 Jan 2021
Research article | 04 Jan 2021

Rapid increase in summer surface ozone over the North China Plain during 2013–2019: a side effect of particulate matter reduction control?

Xiaodan Ma et al.

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The present work aims at identifying and quantifying the relative contributions of the key factors in driving a rapid increase in summertime surface O3 over the North China Plain during 2013–2019. In addition to anthropogenic emission reduction and meteorological variabilities, our study highlights the importance of inclusion of aerosol absorption and scattering properties rather than aerosol abundance only in accurate assessment of aerosol radiative effect on surface O3 formation and change.
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