Articles | Volume 8, issue 1
Development and technical paper
29 Jan 2015
Development and technical paper |  | 29 Jan 2015

Photochemical grid model implementation and application of VOC, NOx, and O3 source apportionment

R. H. F. Kwok, K. R. Baker, S. L. Napelenok, and G. S. Tonnesen

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The implementation and application of the Integrated Source Apportionment Method (ISAM) for O3 and its precursors for the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) model are described. CMAQ-ISAM is a hybrid of source apportionment and source sensitivity in that O3 production is attributed to precursor sources based on the O3 formation regime. CMAQ-ISAM offers a source attribution tool for the purposes of quantifying and understanding sources and impacts of regional air pollution.