High Ozone Levels During Heat Waves Make Air Pollution Worse

Monday, 22 July 2013 11:56


This article summarizes newly published research from SEI’s York Centre that quantifies the impact of reduced absorption of ground-level ozone by plants in response to heat waves, and estimates that the loss of this crucial ozone sink was responsible for 460 premature deaths due to ozone exposure during the 2006 summer heat wave in the UK. The article quotes Lisa Emberson, lead author of the study.

Source: Nature World News, US



Language: English

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