tropospheric ozone


 

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Definition: 

A secondary pollutant formed from emissions of nitrogen oxides, non-methane volatile organic compounds and carbon monoxide. Ozone scars lung tissue, makes eyes sting and throats itch. It has been implicated as a contributor to forest dieback, damage to and agricultural crops. (Source: GEMET/WPR)

Broader
ozone
Synonyms
  • ground level ozone

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