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Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1557-1569, 2017
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/17/1557/2017/
doi:10.5194/acp-17-1557-2017
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Research article
31 Jan 2017
Halogen chemistry reduces tropospheric O3 radiative forcing
Tomás Sherwen et al.

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We model pre-industrial to present day changes using the GEOS-Chem global chemical transport model with halogens (Cl, Br, I). The model better captures pre-industrial O3 observations with halogens included. Halogens buffer the tropospheric forcing of O3 (RFTO3) from pre-industrial to present day, reducing RFTO3 by 0.087 Wm−2. This reduction is greater than that from halogens on stratospheric O3 (−0.05 Wm−2). This suggests that models that do not include halogens will overestimate RFTO3by ~ 25%.
We model pre-industrial to present day changes using the GEOS-Chem global chemical transport...
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