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Climate and Atmosphere

Definition(s)

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)

In other languages

French
ozone troposphérique
Russian
тропосферный озон
Spanish
ozono troposférico
Chinese, Simplified
对流层臭氧
Arabic
أوزون الطبقات السفلى من الغلاف الجوي

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