Atmospheric chemistry

Pollution meets sea salt

In densely populated coastal areas, reactions of polluted air with sea salt aerosol from the ocean can lead to high surface ozone levels that affect air quality.

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Figure 1: Chlorine in the polluted marine boundary layer.

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von Glasow, R. Pollution meets sea salt. Nature Geosci 1, 292–293 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo192

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