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https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-3737-2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-3737-2014
Research article
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12 Nov 2014
Research article |  | 12 Nov 2014

Satellite observations of peroxyacetyl nitrate from the Aura Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer

V. H. Payne, M. J. Alvarado, K. E. Cady-Pereira, J. R. Worden, S. S. Kulawik, and E. V. Fischer

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Peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN) plays an important role in the distribution of lower-atmospheric ozone. PAN can be transported far from the original pollution source, leading to ozone formation and degraded air quality in remote areas. Satellite observations from the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) are sensitive to PAN at lower altitude than previous global data sets. We describe characteristics of the data and show elevated PAN associated with boreal fires and outflow of Asian pollution.