Articles | Volume 10, issue 7
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 2615–2633, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-2615-2017

Special issue: The Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy) (ACP/GMD inter-journal...

Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 2615–2633, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-2615-2017

Development and technical paper 10 Jul 2017

Development and technical paper | 10 Jul 2017

Contribution of emissions to concentrations: the TAGGING 1.0 submodel based on the Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy 2.52)

Volker Grewe et al.

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We present a diagnostics, implemented in an Earth system model, which keeps track of the contribution of source categories (mainly emission sectors) to various concentrations (O3 and HOx). For the first time, it takes into account chemically competing effects, e.g., the competition between ozone precursors in the production of ozone. We show that the results are in-line with results from other tagging schemes and provide plausibility checks for OH and HO2, which have not previously been tagged.