Articles | Volume 15, issue 13
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 7413–7427, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-7413-2015
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 7413–7427, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-7413-2015

Research article 09 Jul 2015

Research article | 09 Jul 2015

An ecosystem-scale perspective of the net land methanol flux: synthesis of micrometeorological flux measurements

G. Wohlfahrt et al.

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Methanol is the second most abundant volatile organic compound in the troposphere and plays a significant role in atmospheric chemistry. While there is consensus about the dominant role of plants as the major source and the reaction with OH as the major sink, global methanol budgets diverge considerably in terms of source/sink estimates. Here we present micrometeorological methanol flux data from eight sites in order to provide a first cross-site synthesis of the terrestrial methanol exchange.
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