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Research article
09 Feb 2022
Research article |  | 09 Feb 2022

The impact of atmospheric blocking on the compounding effect of ozone pollution and temperature: a copula-based approach

Noelia Otero, Oscar E. Jurado, Tim Butler, and Henning W. Rust

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Surface ozone and temperature are strongly dependent and their extremes might be exacerbated by underlying climatological drivers, such as atmospheric blocking. Using an observational data set, we measure the dependence structure between ozone and temperature under the influence of atmospheric blocking. Blocks enhanced the probability of occurrence of compound ozone and temperature extremes over northwestern and central Europe, leading to greater health risks.
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