Can common assumptions in chemistry change ozone predictions?

Post date: Jul 18, 2013 11:50:41 AM

In this paper in review, we found that using the Regional Atmospheric Chemical Mechanism version 2 instead of Carbon Bond '05 changes ozone, radicals, nitrogen partitioning, and ozone sensitivity.

Sarwar, G., Godowitch, J., Henderson, B., Fahey, K., Pouliot, G., Hutzell, W. T., Mathur, R., Kang, D., Goliff, W. S., and Stockwell, W. R.: A comparison of atmospheric composition using the Carbon Bond and Regional Atmospheric Chemistry Mechanisms, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 13, 6923-6969, doi: 10.5194/acpd-13-6923-2013, 2013.