Articles | Volume 21, issue 14
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 11053–11068, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-11053-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 11053–11068, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-11053-2021
Research article
21 Jul 2021
Research article | 21 Jul 2021

Development of ozone reactivity scales for volatile organic compounds in a Chinese megacity

Yingnan Zhang et al.

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We developed the localized incremental reactivity (IR) for VOCs in a Chinese megacity and elucidated their applications in calculating the ozone formation potential (OFP). The IR scales showed a strong dependence on chemical mechanisms. Both emission- and observation-based inputs are suitable for the MIR calculation but not the case under mixed-limited or NOx-limited O3 formation regimes. We provide suggestions for the application of IR and OFP scales to aid in VOC control in China.
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