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Eight-Hour Ozone Trends at Sites in Lake Michigan Ozone Nonattainment Areas

Smith, B.E.; Adamski, W.J.

Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association 48(12): 1204-1206

1998


ISSN/ISBN: 1096-2247
PMID: 28060615
DOI: 10.1080/10473289.1998.10463756
Accession: 059670108

Temperature-adjusted trends in 1-hr and 8-hr ozone averages were calculated for ten sites near Lake Michigan for 1980-1995. Results show that ozone trends declined similarly according to both metrics for sites on the west side of the lake. This suggests that the factors underlying the trends were similar. These factors include, among others, ozone control programs designed to address the 1-hr standard. Thus, these control programs may have been similarly effective in moving these sites toward compliance with the 8-hr standard.

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