Evaluation of nitrogen oxides sources and sinks and ozone production in Colombia and surrounding areas

  title={Evaluation of nitrogen oxides sources and sinks and ozone production in Colombia and surrounding areas},
  author={J. Barten and L. Ganzeveld and Auke J. Visser and R. Jim{\'e}nez and Maarten and C. Krol},
In Colombia, industrialization and a shift towards intensified agriculture have led to increased emissions of air pollutants. However, the baseline state of air quality in Colombia is relatively unknown. In this study we aim to assess the baseline state of air quality in Colombia with a focus on the spatial and temporal variability in emissions and atmospheric burden of nitrogen oxides (NOx = NO + NO2) and evaluate surface NOx, ozone (O3) and carbon monoxide (CO) mixing ratios. We quantify the… Expand

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