Vol. 2, 2017

Original research papers

Microwave, Laser, RF and UV radiations

A PERSPECTIVE VIEW OVER O3 AND NO2 EVOLUTION ABOVE SEVERAL IMPORTANT CITIES DURING 2005-2016 USING UV-VIS OBSERVATIONS FROM SPACE

Lucian Dimitrievici, Daniel-Eduard Constantin, Adrian Rosu, Luminita Moraru

Pages: 191-194

DOI: 10.21175/RadProc.2017.39

In this work, we present the evolution of the atmospheric ozone (O3) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) over the worldwide during 2005 - 2016. For this purpose, nine important locations over the globe were selected: Bucharest (44.43°N, 26.10°E), Bremen (53.08°N, 8.8°E), Athena (23.73°E, 37.98°N), Toronto (79.39°W, 43.66°N), St. Petersburg (30.702°E, 59.953°N), Cairo (31.28°E, 30.08°N), Mexico City (99.18°W, 19.33°N), Nairobi (36.81°E, 1.28°S), and New Delhi (77.21°E, 28.65°N). The O3 and NO2 remote sensing observations were provided by the space UV-VIs instrument OMI (Ozone Monitoring Instrument) onboard the AURA satellite. Data regarding O3 and NO2 were obtained from the Tropospheric Emission Monitoring Internet Service (TEMIS) database. Also, correlations between NO2 and O3 columns are presented in this work.
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