Overall change in emissions of ozone precursors by country, 1990-2006

Figure Created 24 Mar 2009 Published 24 Mar 2009 Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:36 AM
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The graph shows the emissions of ozone precursors (NOx, NMVOC, CO and CH4) each weighted by an ozone formation factor prior to aggregation to represent their respective ozone forming potentials


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The relative impact of the combined contribution of NOx, NMVOC, CO and CH4 to ozone formation can be assessed based on their tropospheric ozone forming potentials (TOFP): nitrogen oxides 1.22, non-methane volatile organic compounds 1.0, carbon monoxide 0.11 and methane 0.014 (de Leeuw 2002).

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