Articles | Volume 22, issue 19
Research article
11 Oct 2022
Research article |  | 11 Oct 2022

Dynamics of ENSO-driven stratosphere-to-troposphere transport of ozone over North America

John R. Albers, Amy H. Butler, Andrew O. Langford, Dillon Elsbury, and Melissa L. Breeden


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2022-276', Anonymous Referee #1, 31 May 2022
    • AC1: 'Comment on acp-2022-276', John Albers, 16 Sep 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2022-276', Anonymous Referee #2, 11 Jul 2022
    • AC1: 'Comment on acp-2022-276', John Albers, 16 Sep 2022
  • AC1: 'Comment on acp-2022-276', John Albers, 16 Sep 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by John Albers on behalf of the Authors (16 Sep 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (21 Sep 2022) by Thomas von Clarmann

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Short summary
Ozone transported from the stratosphere contributes to background ozone concentrations in the free troposphere and to surface ozone exceedance events that affect human health. The physical processes whereby the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) modulates North American stratosphere-to-troposphere ozone transport during spring are documented, and the usefulness of ENSO for predicting ozone events that may cause exceedances in surface air quality standards are assessed.
Final-revised paper