Estimating N2O5 uptake coefficients using ambient measurements of NO3, N2O5, ClNO2 and particle-phase nitrate

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620238
Title:
Estimating N2O5 uptake coefficients using ambient measurements of NO3, N2O5, ClNO2 and particle-phase nitrate
Authors:
Phillips, Gavin J. ( 0000-0003-4443-0822 ) ; Thieser, Jim; Tang, Mingjin; Sobanski, Nicolas; Schuster, Gerhard; Fachinger, Johannes; Drewnick, Frank; Borrmann, Stephan; Bingemer, Heinz; Lelieveld, Jos; Crowley, John N.
Abstract:
We present an estimation of the uptake coefficient (γ) and yield of nitryl chloride (ClNO2) (f) for the heterogeneous processing of dinitrogen pentoxide (N2O5) using simultaneous measurements of particle and trace gas composition at a semi-rural, non-coastal, mountain site in the summer of 2011. The yield of ClNO2 varied between (0.035 ± 0.027) and (1.38 ± 0.60) with a campaign average of (0.49 ± 0.35). The large variability in f reflects the highly variable chloride content of particles at the site. Uptake coefficients were also highly variable with minimum, maximum and average γ values of 0.004, 0.11 and 0.028 ± 0.029, respectively, with no significant correlation with particle composition, but a weak dependence on relative humidity. The uptake coefficients obtained are compared to existing parameterizations based on laboratory datasets and with other values obtained by analysis of field data.
Affiliation:
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry; Goethe University of Frankfurt; University of Chester
Citation:
Phillips, G. J., et. al. (2016). Estimating N2O5 uptake coefficients using ambient measurements of NO3, N2O5, ClNO2 and particle-phase nitrate. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(20), 13231-13249. DOI:10.5194/acp-16-13231-2016, 2016.
Publisher:
Copernicus Publications
Journal:
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
Publication Date:
27-Oct-2016
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620238
DOI:
10.5194/acp-16-13231-2016
Additional Links:
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/13231/2016/acp-16-13231-2016.html
Type:
Article
Language:
en
EISSN:
1680-7324
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Natural Sciences

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dc.contributor.authorPhillips, Gavin J.en
dc.contributor.authorThieser, Jimen
dc.contributor.authorTang, Mingjinen
dc.contributor.authorSobanski, Nicolasen
dc.contributor.authorSchuster, Gerharden
dc.contributor.authorFachinger, Johannesen
dc.contributor.authorDrewnick, Franken
dc.contributor.authorBorrmann, Stephanen
dc.contributor.authorBingemer, Heinzen
dc.contributor.authorLelieveld, Josen
dc.contributor.authorCrowley, John N.en
dc.date.accessioned2016-11-03T09:16:35Z-
dc.date.available2016-11-03T09:16:35Z-
dc.date.issued2016-10-27-
dc.identifier.citationPhillips, G. J., et. al. (2016). Estimating N2O5 uptake coefficients using ambient measurements of NO3, N2O5, ClNO2 and particle-phase nitrate. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(20), 13231-13249. DOI:10.5194/acp-16-13231-2016, 2016.en
dc.identifier.doi10.5194/acp-16-13231-2016-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/620238-
dc.description.abstractWe present an estimation of the uptake coefficient (γ) and yield of nitryl chloride (ClNO2) (f) for the heterogeneous processing of dinitrogen pentoxide (N2O5) using simultaneous measurements of particle and trace gas composition at a semi-rural, non-coastal, mountain site in the summer of 2011. The yield of ClNO2 varied between (0.035 ± 0.027) and (1.38 ± 0.60) with a campaign average of (0.49 ± 0.35). The large variability in f reflects the highly variable chloride content of particles at the site. Uptake coefficients were also highly variable with minimum, maximum and average γ values of 0.004, 0.11 and 0.028 ± 0.029, respectively, with no significant correlation with particle composition, but a weak dependence on relative humidity. The uptake coefficients obtained are compared to existing parameterizations based on laboratory datasets and with other values obtained by analysis of field data.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherCopernicus Publicationsen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/13231/2016/acp-16-13231-2016.htmlen
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/en
dc.subjectAtmospheric chemistryen
dc.subjectAtmospheric aerosolen
dc.subjectReactive nitrogenen
dc.subjectNitryl chlorideen
dc.subjectMass spectrometryen
dc.titleEstimating N2O5 uptake coefficients using ambient measurements of NO3, N2O5, ClNO2 and particle-phase nitrateen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.eissn1680-7324-
dc.contributor.departmentMax Planck Institute for Chemistry; Goethe University of Frankfurt; University of Chesteren
dc.identifier.journalAtmospheric Chemistry and Physicsen
dc.date.accepted2016-10-05-
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rioxxterms.funderUnfundeden
rioxxterms.identifier.projectUnfundeden
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