Calculations of the temperature dependence of the NO2 photodissociation coefficient in the atmosphere
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- Madronich, S., Hastie, D.R., Ridley, B.A. et al. J Atmos Chem (1984) 1: 151. doi:10.1007/BF00053837
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The photodissociation coefficient, JNO2 of NO2 in the atmosphere was calculated at 235 and 298 K using the measured temperature dependences of the absorption cross-sections and quantum yields. These calculations gave a ratio JNO2(298 K)/JNO2(235 K)=1.155±0.010 which is only weakly dependent on altitude, surface albedo and solar zenith angle.