Articles | Volume 17, issue 24
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 15137–15150, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-15137-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 15137–15150, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-15137-2017

Research article 21 Dec 2017

Research article | 21 Dec 2017

Temperature-dependent rate coefficients for the reactions of the hydroxyl radical with the atmospheric biogenics isoprene, alpha-pinene and delta-3-carene

Terry J. Dillon et al.

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A great quantity and variety of organic compounds is released to the atmosphere annually. These compounds greatly impact air chemistry, quality and climate. Laser-based experiments were used to study the atmospheric breakdown of three organics: isoprene, alpha-pinene, and delta-3-carene. Results provided important missing information for low-temperature atmospheric conditions, resolved discrepancies from previous work, and allowed estimation of lifetimes of a few hours for each compound.
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