Articles | Volume 22, issue 7
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 4705–4719, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-4705-2022
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 4705–4719, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-4705-2022
Research article
11 Apr 2022
Research article | 11 Apr 2022

North China Plain as a hot spot of ozone pollution exacerbated by extreme high temperatures

Pinya Wang et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2021-849', Anonymous Referee #1, 20 Dec 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2021-849', Anonymous Referee #2, 17 Jan 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Pinya Wang on behalf of the Authors (06 Feb 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (16 Feb 2022) by Qiang Zhang
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (27 Feb 2022)
ED: Publish as is (15 Mar 2022) by Qiang Zhang
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Short summary
China is now suffering from both severe ozone (O3) pollution and heat events. We highlight that North China Plain is the hot spot of the co-occurrences of extremes in O3 and high temperatures in China. Such coupled extremes exhibit an increasing trend during 2014–2019 and will continue to increase until the middle of this century. And the coupled extremes impose more severe health impacts to human than O3 pollution occurring alone because of elevated O3 levels and temperatures.
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