This research was supported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under Grant R825260-01-0 and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority under Contract 4914-ERTER-ES-99. The authors are grateful to Sonoma Technology, Inc., for providing us with access to the NARSTO-NE observation dataset and to the Harvard Forest Research Group of the Atmospheric Science Program at Harvard University for providing access to their trace gas measurements. The authors would like to thank Dr. David R. Fitzjarrald for his critical review and helpful comments on this manuscript. Also, thanks are extended to the reviewers for their valuable suggestions for improving the paper.
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