Bi-directional Exchange of Volatile Organic Compounds

  • R. Forkel
  • A. Guenther
  • K. Ashworth
  • C. Bedos
  • C. Delon
  • J. Lathiere
  • S. Noe
  • E. Potier
  • J. Rinne
  • O. Tchepel
  • L. Zhang
Chapter

Abstract

Volatile organic compounds (VOC) are a relatively minor component of the atmosphere and yet are widely recognized to have important roles in air quality and climate. With the exception of methane, an important greenhouse gas, atmospheric VOC are primarily of interest because of their impact on other atmospheric constituents, including oxidants and aerosol.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Forkel
    • 1
  • A. Guenther
    • 2
    • 3
  • K. Ashworth
    • 4
  • C. Bedos
    • 5
  • C. Delon
    • 6
  • J. Lathiere
    • 7
  • S. Noe
    • 8
  • E. Potier
    • 5
  • J. Rinne
    • 9
  • O. Tchepel
    • 10
  • L. Zhang
    • 11
  1. 1.Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)—Institute for Meteorology and Climate ResearchGarmisch-PartenkirchenGermany
  2. 2.National Center for Atmospheric ResearchBoulderUSA
  3. 3.Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change DivisionPacific Northwest National LaboratoryRichlandUSA
  4. 4.Lancaster Environment CentreLancaster UniversityLancasterUK
  5. 5.INRA, AgroParisTech, UMR1402 ECOSYSThiverval-GrignonFrance
  6. 6.Laboratoire d’AérologieUniversité Paul-Sabatier (UPS) and CNRSToulouseFrance
  7. 7.Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’EnvironnementIPSL, UVSQ, CEA, CNRSGif-sur-YvetteFrance
  8. 8.Department of Plant PhysiologyInstitute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Estonian University of Life SciencesTartuEstonia
  9. 9.Department of PhysicsUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland
  10. 10.CESAM and Department of Environment and PlanningUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal
  11. 11.Air Quality Research Division, Science and Technology BranchEnvironment CanadaTorontoCanada

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