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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 41–59, 2016
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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 41–59, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-8-41-2016

  11 Feb 2016

11 Feb 2016

Gridded global surface ozone metrics for atmospheric chemistry model evaluation

E. D. Sofen et al.

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We have brought together all publicly available surface ozone observations from online databases from 1971–2015, with 2200 sites representing regional background conditions appropriate for the evaluation of chemical transport and chemistry-climate models for projects such as the Chemistry-Climate Model Initiative. Gridded data sets of ozone metrics (mean, percentiles, MDA8, SOMO35, etc.) are available from the British Atmospheric Data Centre.