Articles | Volume 22, issue 11
Research article
03 Jun 2022
Research article |  | 03 Jun 2022

Contribution of Asian emissions to upper tropospheric CO over the remote Pacific

Linda Smoydzin and Peter Hoor

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Our study presents a detailed analysis of the spatial and temporal distribution of elevated CO level in the upper troposphere over the Pacific using 20 years of MOPITT data. We create a climatology of severe pollution episodes and use trajectory calculations to link each particular pollution event detected in MOPITT satellite data with a distinct source region. Additionally, we analyse uplift mechanisms such as WCB-related upward transport.
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