Articles | Volume 21, issue 11
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 9105–9124, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-9105-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 9105–9124, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-9105-2021

Research article 15 Jun 2021

Research article | 15 Jun 2021

Large-scale synoptic drivers of co-occurring summertime ozone and PM2.5 pollution in eastern China

Lian Zong et al.

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In recent years, summer O3 pollution over eastern China has become more serious, and it is even the case that surface O3 and PM2.5 pollution can co-occur. However, the synoptic weather pattern (SWP) related to this compound pollution remains unclear. Regional PM2.5 and O3 compound pollution is characterized by various SWPs with different dominant factors. Our findings provide insights into the regional co-occurring high PM2.5 and O3 levels via the effects of certain meteorological factors.
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