Variability and Trends in Tropospheric Oxidation: Interactions with Regional Air Quality, Global Atmospheric composition, and Climate Trends

Lead PI: Arlene H. Fiore

Unit Affiliation: Ocean and Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

February 2017 - February 2021
Inactive
Global
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: We seek to evaluate proxies for variability in atmospheric oxidation on different spatial and temporal scales and to develop a process-oriented three-dimensional climatology for sensitivity of tropospheric OH to chemical and meteorological drivers

SPONSOR:

National Aeronautics & Space Administration-NASA

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$497,931

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

PUBLICATIONS:

Jin, X., A.M. Fiore, L.T. Murray, L.C. Valin, L.N. Lamsal, B.N. Duncan, K.F. Boersma, I. De Smedt, G. Gonzalez Abad, K. Chance, G.S. Tonnesen (2017), Evaluating a space-based indicator of surface ozone-NOx-VOC sensitivity over mid-latitude source regions and application to decadal trends, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 110(9), D11303–23, doi:10.1002/2017JD026720.

KEYWORDS

air quality climate forcers tropospheric oxidation climate trends stratospheric ozone depleting substances

THEMES

Modeling and Adapting to Future Climate