Surface ozone in central PA, USA: Diurnal and seasonal variations

Incecik S., Thomson D.

10th Regional IUAPPA Conference, İstanbul, Turkey, 23 - 26 September 1997, pp.396-404 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.396-404
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


Ozone ad related meteorological data are reported (1987-1992) for the Rock Springs rural site in the Nittany Valley, PA. The mean ozone concentrations is 33.1 ppb in the period of 1987-1992. During summer ozone exhibits a systematic diurnal pattern. This pattern has been supported by the NOx-O-3, process. Enhanced daytime ozone formation explained by favorable photochemical conditions. In winter ozone levels remain constant. A small fluctuation has been found.