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Atmospheric peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN): a global budget and source attribution

Fischer, E. V. and Jacob, D. J. and Yantosca, R. M. and Sulprizio, M. P. and Millet, D. B. and Mao, J. and Paulot, F. and Singh, H. B. and Roiger, Anke and Ries, L. and Talbot, R.W. and Dzepina, K. and Pandey Deolal, S. (2014) Atmospheric peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN): a global budget and source attribution. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14 (5), pp. 2679-2698. Copernicus Publications. DOI: 10.5194/acp-14-2679-2014 ISSN 1680-7316

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Abstract

Peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN) formed in the atmospheric oxidation of non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs) is the principal tropospheric reservoir for nitrogen oxide radicals (NOx = NO + NO2). PAN enables the transport and release of NOx to the remote troposphere with major implications for the global distributions of ozone and OH, the main tropospheric oxidants. Simulation of PAN is a challenge for global models because of the dependence of PAN on vertical transport as well as complex and uncertain NMVOC sources and chemistry. Here we use an improved representation of NMVOCs in a global 3-D chemical transport model (GEOS-Chem) and show that it can simulate PAN observations from aircraft campaigns worldwide.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/92001/
Document Type:Article
Title:Atmospheric peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN): a global budget and source attribution
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Fischer, E. V.Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USAUNSPECIFIED
Jacob, D. J.Harvard University, Cambridge, CO, USAUNSPECIFIED
Yantosca, R. M.Harvard University, Cambridge, CO,UNSPECIFIED
Sulprizio, M. P.Harvard University, Cambridge, CO, USAUNSPECIFIED
Millet, D. B.University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USAUNSPECIFIED
Mao, J.Princeton University, NJ, USAUNSPECIFIED
Paulot, F.Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USAUNSPECIFIED
Singh, H. B.NASA, Moffett Field, CA, USAUNSPECIFIED
Roiger, AnkeDLR, IPAUNSPECIFIED
Ries, L.GAW Zugspitze, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Talbot, R.W.University of Houston, TX, USAUNSPECIFIED
Dzepina, K.Michigan Technology University, Hougton, MI, USAUNSPECIFIED
Pandey Deolal, S.Buesign Technologies, St. Gallen, SwitzerlandUNSPECIFIED
Date:14 March 2014
Journal or Publication Title:Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:Yes
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:14
DOI :10.5194/acp-14-2679-2014
Page Range:pp. 2679-2698
Publisher:Copernicus Publications
ISSN:1680-7316
Status:Published
Keywords:Reaktiver Stickstoff, Vergleich Modell - Messung, Peroxyacetylnitrat
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Earth Observation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Atmosphären- und Klimaforschung
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Atmospheric Physics > Atmospheric Trace Species
Deposited By: Roiger, Anke-Elisabeth
Deposited On:19 Nov 2014 09:58
Last Modified:02 May 2019 14:04

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