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Three-dimensional modelling of trace species in the Arctic lower stratosphereA three-dimensional radiative-dynamical-chemical model has been developed and used to study some aspects of modeling the polar lower stratosphere. The model includes a comprehensive gas-phase chemistry scheme as well as a treatment of heterogeneous reactions occurring on the surface of polar stratospheric clouds. Tracer transport is treated by an accurate, nondispersive scheme with little diffusion suited to the representation of strong gradients. Results from a model simulation of early February 1990 are presented and used to illustrate the importance of the model transport scheme. The model simulation is also used to examine the potential for Arctic ozone destruction and the relative contributions of the chemical cycles responsible.
Document ID
19950004607
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Chipperfield, Martyn (Centre National de Recherches Meteorologiques Toulouse, France)
Cariolle, Daniel (Centre National de Recherches Meteorologiques Toulouse, France)
Simon, Pascal (Centre National de Recherches Meteorologiques Toulouse, France)
Ramaroson, Richard (Centre National de Recherches Meteorologiques Toulouse, France)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 1994
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Goddard Space Flight Center, Ozone in the Troposphere and Stratosphere, Part 2
Subject Category
GEOPHYSICS
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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