Articles | Volume 14, issue 10
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 6155–6175, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-6155-2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 6155–6175, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-6155-2021

Model description paper 13 Oct 2021

Model description paper | 13 Oct 2021

Modeling sensitivities of BVOCs to different versions of MEGAN emission schemes in WRF-Chem (v3.6) and its impacts over eastern China

Mingshuai Zhang et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • CEC1: 'Comment on gmd-2021-29', Juan Antonio Añel, 03 Apr 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on CEC1', Mingshuai Zhang, 06 Apr 2021
  • RC1: 'Comment on gmd-2021-29', Mauro Morichetti, 06 Apr 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on gmd-2021-29', Anonymous Referee #2, 06 Apr 2021
  • RC3: 'Comment on gmd-2021-29', Anonymous Referee #3, 09 Apr 2021
  • AC2: 'Responses to the three referees comments', Mingshuai Zhang, 24 Jun 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Mingshuai Zhang on behalf of the Authors (24 Jun 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (27 Jul 2021) by Samuel Remy
RR by Anonymous Referee #3 (16 Aug 2021)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (03 Sep 2021) by Samuel Remy
AR by Mingshuai Zhang on behalf of the Authors (06 Sep 2021)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Short summary
Biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOCs) can influence atmospheric chemistry and secondary pollutant formation. This study examines the performance of different versions of the Model of Emissions of Gases and Aerosols from Nature (MEGAN) in modeling BVOCs and ozone and their sensitivities to vegetation distributions over eastern China. The results suggest more accurate vegetation distribution and measurements of BVOC emission fluxes are needed to reduce the uncertainties.