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Study Improves Accuracy of Models for Predicting Ozone Levels in Urban Areas

Current computer models may underestimate levels of ground-level ozone

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Photo showing haze and smoke covering the skyline of Los Angeles, California.

Haze and smog cover the skyline of Los Angeles, California. Recent experiments have improved the ability of scientists to predict ozone levels in very polluted areas.

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Cover of the October 29, 2010 issue of the journal Science.

The researchers' results are described in the October 29 issue of the journal Science.

Credit: copyright AAAS 2010

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