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Volume 13, issue 16 | Copyright

Special issue: Evaluated kinetic and photochemical data for atmospheric chemistry...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 8045-8228, 2013
© Author(s) 2013. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Review article 21 Aug 2013

Review article | 21 Aug 2013

Evaluated kinetic and photochemical data for atmospheric chemistry: Volume VI – heterogeneous reactions with liquid substrates

M. Ammann1, R. A. Cox2, J. N. Crowley3, M. E. Jenkin4, A. Mellouki5, M. J. Rossi6, J. Troe7, and T. J. Wallington8 M. Ammann et al.
  • 1Laboratory of Radiochemistry and Environmental Chemistry, OFLB 103, Paul Scherrer Institut, 5232 Villigen, Switzerland
  • 2Centre for Atmospheric Science, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EP, UK
  • 3Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Division of Atmospheric Chemistry, Hahn-Meitner-Weg 1, 55128 Mainz, Germany
  • 4Atmospheric Chemistry Services, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1FB, UK
  • 5ICARE (Institut de Combustion, Aérothermique, Réactivité et Environnement)/OSUC, CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) – UPR3021, 1C, Avenue de la recherche scientifique, 45071 Orléans cedex 02, France
  • 6Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry, OFLA 008, Paul Scherrer Institut, 5232 Villigen, Switzerland
  • 7Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Göttingen, Tammannstr. 6, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
  • 8Ford Motor Company, Research and Advanced Engineering, Mail Drop RIC-2122, Dearborn, Michigan 48121-2053, USA

Abstract. This article, the sixth in the ACP journal series, presents data evaluated by the IUPAC Task Group on Atmospheric Chemical Kinetic Data Evaluation. It covers the heterogeneous processes involving liquid particles present in the atmosphere with an emphasis on those relevant for the upper troposphere/lower stratosphere and the marine boundary layer, for which uptake coefficients and adsorption parameters have been presented on the IUPAC website since 2009. The article consists of an introduction and guide to the evaluation, giving a unifying framework for parameterisation of atmospheric heterogeneous processes. We provide summary sheets containing the recommended uptake parameters for the evaluated processes. The experimental data on which the recommendations are based are provided in data sheets in separate appendices for the four surfaces considered: liquid water, deliquesced halide salts, other aqueous electrolytes and sulfuric acid.

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