Articles | Volume 23, issue 21
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-23-13647-2023
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-23-13647-2023
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02 Nov 2023
Research article |  | 02 Nov 2023

Ozone in the boreal forest in the Alberta Oil Sands Region

Xuanyi Zhang, Mark Gordon, Paul A. Makar, Timothy Jiang, Jonathan Davies, and David Tarasick

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Measurements of ozone in the atmosphere were made in a forest downwind of oil sands mining and production facilities in northern Alberta. These measurements show that the emissions of other pollutants from oil sands production and processing reduce the amount of ozone in the forest. By using an atmospheric model combined with measurements, we find that the rate at which ozone is absorbed by the forest is lower than typical rates from similar measurements in other forests.
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