Articles | Volume 10, issue 4
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 1767–1787, 2017
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 1767–1787, 2017

Model evaluation paper 27 Apr 2017

Model evaluation paper | 27 Apr 2017

Spatiotemporal evaluation of EMEP4UK-WRF v4.3 atmospheric chemistry transport simulations of health-related metrics for NO2, O3, PM10, and PM2. 5 for 2001–2010

Chun Lin et al.

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We evaluated EMEP4UK-WRF v4.3 atmospheric chemistry transport simulations at 5 km horizontal resolution over the UK for use in air pollution epidemiology and health burden assessment. Model-measurement comparison focused on daily and annual means for NO2, O3, PM10, and PM2.5. Important statistics for evaluation of air-quality model output against policy (and hence health)-relevant standards – correlation, bias, and root mean square error – were evaluated by site type, year, month and day-of-week.