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Mexico City Metropolitan Area Field Campaign 2003 (MCMA-2003) Editor(s): L. T. Molina, C. E. Kolb, and U. Pöschl Download citations of all papers: Bibtex EndNote Reference Manager
30 Jul 2010
Oxidative capacity of the Mexico City atmosphere – Part 2: A ROx radical cycling perspective
P. M. Sheehy, R. Volkamer, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 6993-7008, doi:10.5194/acp-10-6993-2010, 2010
30 Jul 2010
Oxidative capacity of the Mexico City atmosphere – Part 1: A radical source perspective
R. Volkamer, P. Sheehy, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 6969-6991, doi:10.5194/acp-10-6969-2010, 2010
19 Feb 2010
Comparison of aromatic hydrocarbon measurements made by PTR-MS, DOAS and GC-FID during the MCMA 2003 Field Experiment
B. T. Jobson, R. A. Volkamer, E. Velasco, G. Allwine, H. Westberg, B. K. Lamb, M. L. Alexander, C. M. Berkowitz, and L. T. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 1989-2005, doi:10.5194/acp-10-1989-2010, 2010
20 Jan 2010
Evaluation of the volatility basis-set approach for the simulation of organic aerosol formation in the Mexico City metropolitan area
A. P. Tsimpidi, V. A. Karydis, M. Zavala, W. Lei, L. Molina, I. M. Ulbrich, J. L. Jimenez, and S. N. Pandis
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 525-546, doi:10.5194/acp-10-525-2010, 2010
10 Aug 2009
Evaluation of recently-proposed secondary organic aerosol models for a case study in Mexico City
K. Dzepina, R. M. Volkamer, S. Madronich, P. Tulet, I. M. Ulbrich, Q. Zhang, C. D. Cappa, P. J. Ziemann, and J. L. Jimenez
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 5681-5709, doi:10.5194/acp-9-5681-2009, 2009
02 Jun 2009
Reactive nitrogen in Mexico City and its relation to ozone-precursor sensitivity: results from photochemical models
S. Sillman and J. J. West
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 3477-3489, doi:10.5194/acp-9-3477-2009, 2009
09 Apr 2009
Impact of primary formaldehyde on air pollution in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area
W. Lei, M. Zavala, B. de Foy, R. Volkamer, M. J. Molina, and L. T. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2607-2618, doi:10.5194/acp-9-2607-2009, 2009
07 Jan 2009
Modeled and observed ozone sensitivity to mobile-source emissions in Mexico City
M. Zavala, W. Lei, M. J. Molina, and L. T. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 39-55, doi:10.5194/acp-9-39-2009, 2009
06 Jan 2009
Comparison of emissions from on-road sources using a mobile laboratory under various driving and operational sampling modes
M. Zavala, S. C. Herndon, E. C. Wood, J. T. Jayne, D. D. Nelson, A. M. Trimborn, E. Dunlea, W. B. Knighton, A. Mendoza, D. T. Allen, C. E. Kolb, M. J. Molina, and L. T. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 1-14, doi:10.5194/acp-9-1-2009, 2009
17 Dec 2008
Characterizing ozone production and response under different meteorological conditions in Mexico City
W. Lei, M. Zavala, B. de Foy, R. Volkamer, and L. T. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 7571-7581, doi:10.5194/acp-8-7571-2008, 2008
11 Dec 2008
Using 3DVAR data assimilation system to improve ozone simulations in the Mexico City basin
N. Bei, B. de Foy, W. Lei, M. Zavala, and L. T. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 7353-7366, doi:10.5194/acp-8-7353-2008, 2008
19 Nov 2008
Estimation of the mass absorption cross section of the organic carbon component of aerosols in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area
J. C. Barnard, R. Volkamer, and E. I. Kassianov
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 6665-6679, doi:10.5194/acp-8-6665-2008, 2008
20 Jun 2008
Vertical distribution of ozone and VOCs in the low boundary layer of Mexico City
E. Velasco, C. Márquez, E. Bueno, R. M. Bernabé, A. Sánchez, O. Fentanes, H. Wöhrnschimmel, B. Cárdenas, A. Kamilla, S. Wakamatsu, and L. T. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 3061-3079, doi:10.5194/acp-8-3061-2008, 2008
17 Sep 2007
Non-methane hydrocarbons source apportionment at different sites in Mexico City during 2002–2003
E. Vega, G. Sanchez, and L. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 7, 13561-13596, doi:10.5194/acpd-7-13561-2007, 2007
Revised manuscript not accepted (discussion: closed, 8 comments)
02 Aug 2007
Predicting diurnal variability of fine inorganic aerosols and their gas-phase precursors near downtown Mexico City
M. Moya, C. Fountoukis, A. Nenes, E. Matías, and M. Grutter
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 7, 11257-11294, doi:10.5194/acpd-7-11257-2007, 2007
Revised manuscript has not been submitted (discussion: closed, 4 comments)
23 May 2007
Evaluation of nitrogen dioxide chemiluminescence monitors in a polluted urban environment
E. J. Dunlea, S. C. Herndon, D. D. Nelson, R. M. Volkamer, F. San Martini, P. M. Sheehy, M. S. Zahniser, J. H. Shorter, J. C. Wormhoudt, B. K. Lamb, E. J. Allwine, J. S. Gaffney, N. A. Marley, M. Grutter, C. Marquez, S. Blanco, B. Cardenas, A. Retama, C. R. Ramos Villegas, C. E. Kolb, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 2691-2704, doi:10.5194/acp-7-2691-2007, 2007
14 May 2007
On the diurnal variability of particle properties related to light absorbing carbon in Mexico City
D. Baumgardner, G. L. Kok, and G. B. Raga
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 2517-2526, doi:10.5194/acp-7-2517-2007, 2007
14 May 2007
Air quality in North America's most populous city – overview of the MCMA-2003 campaign
L. T. Molina, C. E. Kolb, B. de Foy, B. K. Lamb, W. H. Brune, J. L. Jimenez, R. Ramos-Villegas, J. Sarmiento, V. H. Paramo-Figueroa, B. Cardenas, V. Gutierrez-Avedoy, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 2447-2473, doi:10.5194/acp-7-2447-2007, 2007
04 May 2007
Comparison of measurements of peroxyacyl nitrates and primary carbonaceous aerosol concentrations in Mexico City determined in 1997 and 2003
N. A. Marley, J. S. Gaffney, R. Ramos-Villegas, and B. Cárdenas González
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 2277-2285, doi:10.5194/acp-7-2277-2007, 2007
27 Mar 2007
Estimation of a "radiatively correct" black carbon specific absorption during the Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) 2003 field campaign
J. C. Barnard, E. I. Kassianov, T. P. Ackerman, K. Johnson, B. Zuberi, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 1645-1655, doi:10.5194/acp-7-1645-2007, 2007
27 Feb 2007
Characterizing ozone production in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area: a case study using a chemical transport model
W. Lei, B. de Foy, M. Zavala, R. Volkamer, and L. T. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 1347-1366, doi:10.5194/acp-7-1347-2007, 2007
14 Feb 2007
Modelling constraints on the emission inventory and on vertical dispersion for CO and SO2 in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area using Solar FTIR and zenith sky UV spectroscopy
B. de Foy, W. Lei, M. Zavala, R. Volkamer, J. Samuelsson, J. Mellqvist, B. Galle, A.-P. Martínez, M. Grutter, A. Retama, and L. T. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 781-801, doi:10.5194/acp-7-781-2007, 2007
30 Jan 2007
Technical Note: Use of a beam width probe in an Aerosol Mass Spectrometer to monitor particle collection efficiency in the field
D. Salcedo, T. B. Onasch, M. R. Canagaratna, K. Dzepina, J. A. Huffman, J. T. Jayne, D. R. Worsnop, C. E. Kolb, S. Weimer, F. Drewnick, J. D. Allan, A. E. Delia, and J. L. Jimenez
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 549-556, doi:10.5194/acp-7-549-2007, 2007
23 Jan 2007
Distribution, magnitudes, reactivities, ratios and diurnal patterns of volatile organic compounds in the Valley of Mexico during the MCMA 2002 & 2003 field campaigns
E. Velasco, B. Lamb, H. Westberg, E. Allwine, G. Sosa, J. L. Arriaga-Colina, B. T. Jobson, M. L. Alexander, P. Prazeller, W. B. Knighton, T. M. Rogers, M. Grutter, S. C. Herndon, C. E. Kolb, M. Zavala, B. de Foy, R. Volkamer, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 329-353, doi:10.5194/acp-7-329-2007, 2007
27 Nov 2006
Tecnical Note: Analysis of non-regulated vehicular emissions by extractive FTIR spectrometry: tests on a hybrid car in Mexico City
F. Reyes, M. Grutter, A. Jazcilevich, and R. González-Oropeza
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 5339-5346, doi:10.5194/acp-6-5339-2006, 2006
08 Nov 2006
Characterization of on-road vehicle emissions in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area using a mobile laboratory in chase and fleet average measurement modes during the MCMA-2003 field campaign
M. Zavala, S. C. Herndon, R. S. Slott, E. J. Dunlea, L. C. Marr, J. H. Shorter, M. Zahniser, W. B. Knighton, T. M. Rogers, C. E. Kolb, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 5129-5142, doi:10.5194/acp-6-5129-2006, 2006
30 Oct 2006
Implementation of a Markov Chain Monte Carlo method to inorganic aerosol modeling of observations from the MCMA-2003 campaign – Part II: Model application to the CENICA, Pedregal and Santa Ana sites
F. M. San Martini, E. J. Dunlea, R. Volkamer, T. B. Onasch, J. T. Jayne, M. R. Canagaratna, D. R. Worsnop, C. E. Kolb, J. H. Shorter, S. C. Herndon, M. S. Zahniser, D. Salcedo, K. Dzepina, J. L. Jimenez, J. M. Ortega, K. S. Johnson, G. J. McRae, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 4889-4904, doi:10.5194/acp-6-4889-2006, 2006
30 Oct 2006
Implementation of a Markov Chain Monte Carlo method to inorganic aerosol modeling of observations from the MCMA-2003 campaign – Part I: Model description and application to the La Merced site
F. M. San Martini, E. J. Dunlea, M. Grutter, T. B. Onasch, J. T. Jayne, M. R. Canagaratna, D. R. Worsnop, C. E. Kolb, J. H. Shorter, S. C. Herndon, M. S. Zahniser, J. M. Ortega, G. J. McRae, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 4867-4888, doi:10.5194/acp-6-4867-2006, 2006
12 Oct 2006
Aerosol composition and source apportionment in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area with PIXE/PESA/STIM and multivariate analysis
K. S. Johnson, B. de Foy, B. Zuberi, L. T. Molina, M. J. Molina, Y. Xie, A. Laskin, and V. Shutthanandan
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 4591-4600, doi:10.5194/acp-6-4591-2006, 2006
09 Oct 2006
Separation of emitted and photochemical formaldehyde in Mexico City using a statistical analysis and a new pair of gas-phase tracers
A. R. Garcia, R. Volkamer, L. T. Molina, M. J. Molina, J. Samuelson, J. Mellqvist, B. Galle, S. C. Herndon, and C. E. Kolb
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 4545-4557, doi:10.5194/acp-6-4545-2006, 2006
01 Aug 2006
Technical note: Evaluation of standard ultraviolet absorption ozone monitors in a polluted urban environment
E. J. Dunlea, S. C. Herndon, D. D. Nelson, R. M. Volkamer, B. K. Lamb, E. J. Allwine, M. Grutter, C. R. Ramos Villegas, C. Marquez, S. Blanco, B. Cardenas, C. E. Kolb, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 3163-3180, doi:10.5194/acp-6-3163-2006, 2006
07 Jul 2006
Atmospheric oxidation in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) during April 2003
T. R. Shirley, W. H. Brune, X. Ren, J. Mao, R. Lesher, B. Cardenas, R. Volkamer, L. T. Molina, M. J. Molina, B. Lamb, E. Velasco, T. Jobson, and M. Alexander
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 2753-2765, doi:10.5194/acp-6-2753-2006, 2006
21 Jun 2006
Rapid ventilation of the Mexico City basin and regional fate of the urban plume
B. de Foy, J. R. Varela, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 2321-2335, doi:10.5194/acp-6-2321-2006, 2006
23 May 2006
Sources and transformations of particle-bound polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Mexico City
L. C. Marr, K. Dzepina, J. L. Jimenez, F. Reisen, H. L. Bethel, J. Arey, J. S. Gaffney, N. A. Marley, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 1733-1745, doi:10.5194/acp-6-1733-2006, 2006
25 Apr 2006
Satellite-derived land surface parameters for mesoscale modelling of the Mexico City basin
B. de Foy, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 1315-1330, doi:10.5194/acp-6-1315-2006, 2006
24 Apr 2006
Distinct wind convergence patterns in the Mexico City basin due to the interaction of the gap winds with the synoptic flow
B. de Foy, A. Clappier, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 1249-1265, doi:10.5194/acp-6-1249-2006, 2006
24 Mar 2006
Characterization of ambient aerosols in Mexico City during the MCMA-2003 campaign with Aerosol Mass Spectrometry: results from the CENICA Supersite
D. Salcedo, T. B. Onasch, K. Dzepina, M. R. Canagaratna, Q. Zhang, J. A. Huffman, P. F. DeCarlo, J. T. Jayne, P. Mortimer, D. R. Worsnop, C. E. Kolb, K. S. Johnson, B. Zuberi, L. C. Marr, R. Volkamer, L. T. Molina, M. J. Molina, B. Cardenas, R. M. Bernabé, C. Márquez, J. S. Gaffney, N. A. Marley, A. Laskin, V. Shutthanandan, Y. Xie, W. Brune, R. Lesher, T. Shirley, and J. L. Jimenez
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 925-946, doi:10.5194/acp-6-925-2006, 2006
16 Dec 2005
Vehicle fleet emissions of black carbon, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and other pollutants measured by a mobile laboratory in Mexico City
M. Jiang, L. C. Marr, E. J. Dunlea, S. C. Herndon, J. T. Jayne, C. E. Kolb, W. B. Knighton, T. M. Rogers, M. Zavala, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, 3377-3387, doi:10.5194/acp-5-3377-2005, 2005
14 Nov 2005
Processing of soot in an urban environment: case study from the Mexico City Metropolitan Area
K. S. Johnson, B. Zuberi, L. T. Molina, M. J. Molina, M. J. Iedema, J. P. Cowin, D. J. Gaspar, C. Wang, and A. Laskin
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, 3033-3043, doi:10.5194/acp-5-3033-2005, 2005
26 Aug 2005
Mexico City basin wind circulation during the MCMA-2003 field campaign
B. de Foy, E. Caetano, V. Magaña, A. Zitácuaro, B. Cárdenas, A. Retama, R. Ramos, L. T. Molina, and M. J. Molina
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, 2267-2288, doi:10.5194/acp-5-2267-2005, 2005
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