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Regional Transport of Tropospheric Ozone: A Case Study in the Northwest Coast of Iberian Peninsula

  • Santiago Saavedra
  • María R. Méndez
  • José A. Souto
  • José L. Bermúdez
  • Manuel Vellón
  • Miguel Costoya
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

Abstract

Relevant tropospheric ozone levels are frequently reached in the NW coast of the Iberian Peninsula (Galicia) during spring and summertime under high pressure conditions (Logan, 1998). In this study, the origin and associated phenomena to tropospheric ozone episodes in rural areas at that region are considered. Most of them are produced by regional ozone transport from Southern and Eastern regions of the Iberian Peninsula. In addition, analysis and simulation of a typical episode (12–22 September 2003) are presented.

Keywords

Iberian Peninsula Operational Forecast Tropospheric Ozone High Pressure Condition Ground Level Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Santiago Saavedra
    • 1
  • María R. Méndez
  • José A. Souto
    • 2
  • José L. Bermúdez
  • Manuel Vellón
  • Miguel Costoya
  1. 1.Ingeniería QuímicaUniversidad de Santiago de CompostelaSantiago de CompostelaSpain
  2. 2.Chemical EngineeringUniversity of Santiago de CompostelaSantiago de CompostelaSpain

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