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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-11675-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-11675-2022
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09 Sep 2022
Research article |  | 09 Sep 2022

Attribution of surface ozone to NOx and volatile organic compound sources during two different high ozone events

Aurelia Lupaşcu, Noelia Otero, Andrea Minkos, and Tim Butler

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Ground-level ozone is an important air pollutant that affects human health, ecosystems, and climate. Ozone is not emitted directly but rather formed in the atmosphere through chemical reactions involving two distinct precursors. Our results provide detailed information about the origin of ozone in Germany during two peak ozone events that took place in 2015 and 2018, thus improving our understanding of ground-level ozone.
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