Atlanta forest

Atlanta forest

Trees in the Southeast United States emit higher levels of isoprene as they are placed under stress from dry conditions. Isoprene is a precursor for the formation of ozone in the atmosphere. This forest is shown near Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: John Toon, Georgia Tech)

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Environment, Research
climate change, environment, ground-level ozone, ozone, trees
  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Aug 19, 2016 - 3:16pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:56pm