Articles | Volume 21, issue 22
Research article
23 Nov 2021
Research article |  | 23 Nov 2021

Positive and negative influences of typhoons on tropospheric ozone over southern China

Zhixiong Chen, Jane Liu, Xugeng Cheng, Mengmiao Yang, and Hong Wang

Data sets

An overview of the China Meteorological Administration Tropical Cyclone Database ( M. Ying, W. Zhang, H. Yu, X. Lu, J. Feng, Y. Fan, Y. Zhu, and D. Chen

Global-scale atmosphere monitoring by in-service aircraft – current achievements and future prospects of the European Research Infrastructure IAGOS ( A. Petzold, V. Thouret, C. Gerbig, A. Zahn, C. A. M. Brenninkmeijer, M. Gallagher, M. Hermann, M. Pontaud, H. Ziereis, D. Boulanger, J. Marshall, P. Nédélec, H. G. J. Smit, U. Friess, J.-M. Flaud, A. Wahner, J.-P. Cammas, A. Volz-Thomas, and IAGOS TEAM

Severe Surface Ozone Pollution in China: A Global Perspective ( X. Lu, J. Hong, L. Zhang, O. R. Cooper, M. G. Schultz, X. Xu, T. Wang, M. Gao, Y. Zhao, and Y. Zhang

The Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications, Version 2 (MERRA-2) ( R. Gelaro, W. McCarty, M. J. Suarez, R. Todling, ,A. Molod, L. Takacs, C. A. Randles, A. Darmenov, M. G. Bosilovich, R. Reichle, K. Wargan, L. Coy, R. Cullather, C. Draper, S. Akella, V. Buchard, A. Conaty, A. M. da Silva, W. Gu, G. K. Kim, R. Koster, ,R. Lucchesi, D. Merkova, J. E. Nielsen, G. Partyka, S. Pawson, W. Putman, M. Rienecker, S. D Schubert, M. Sienkiewicz, and B. Zhao

Short summary
Using a large ensemble of typhoons, we investigate the impacts of evolving typhoons on tropospheric ozone and address the linkages between typhoon-affected meteorological conditions and ozone variations. The influences of typhoon-induced stratospheric intrusions on lower-troposphere ozone are also quantified. Thus, the results obtained in this study have important implications for a full understanding of the multifaced roles of typhoons in modulating tropospheric ozone variation.
Final-revised paper