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First Steps Towards Monitoring Surface Ozone Dynamics at Ukrainian Stations

  • Oleg Blum
  • Vira GodunovaEmail author
  • Volodymyr Lapchenko
  • Oleksiy Perekhod
  • Yaroslav Romanyuk
  • Mikhail Sosonkin
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

Abstract

The atmospheric composition changes have a great influence on the global environment. To obtain a wide picture of the present-day state of the atmosphere, it is necessary to provide adequate monitoring of its gaseous and other components. The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine continues to exert its efforts to develop an air monitoring network in the southeastern part of Europe – a hitherto poorly observed region. Since 2006, there have been three sampling points in Ukraine and a high-mountain station located at Terskol Peak in the Northern Caucasus. Currently, the continuous surface ozone measurements are continuing at this site. In this report, the description of monitoring sites and some results of observations are presented.

Keywords

Ozone Air monitoring Monitoring stations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oleg Blum
    • 1
  • Vira Godunova
    • 2
    Email author
  • Volodymyr Lapchenko
    • 3
  • Oleksiy Perekhod
    • 4
  • Yaroslav Romanyuk
    • 4
  • Mikhail Sosonkin
    • 4
  1. 1.National Botanical GardenNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKievUkraine
  2. 2.International Center for Astronomical, Medical and Ecological ResearchNational Academy of SciencesKievUkraine
  3. 3.Kara-Dag Natural Reservethe CrimeaUkraine
  4. 4.Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of SciencesKievUkraine

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