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ACP | Articles | Volume 19, issue 10
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 7209–7232, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-7209-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 7209–7232, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-7209-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 29 May 2019

Research article | 29 May 2019

Non-methane hydrocarbon (C2–C8) sources and sinks around the Arabian Peninsula

Efstratios Bourtsoukidis et al.

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We report on results that demonstrate the utility of non-methane hydrocarbons as source/sink identification tracers while providing their mixing ratios around the Arabian Peninsula. By introducing novel data-analysis approaches, we establish a new method for separating associated and non-associated (with liquids) gases. We formulate a relationship between hydrocarbon oxidative pairs that can be used to evaluate the relative abundance of the hydroxyl and chlorine radicals in the troposphere.
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