Articles | Volume 18, issue 19
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 14297–14325, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-14297-2018

Special issue: CHemistry and AeRosols Mediterranean EXperiments (ChArMEx)...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 14297–14325, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-14297-2018

Research article 09 Oct 2018

Research article | 09 Oct 2018

Driving parameters of biogenic volatile organic compounds and consequences on new particle formation observed at an eastern Mediterranean background site

Cécile Debevec et al.

Related authors

Seasonal variation and origins of volatile organic compounds observed during 2 years at a western Mediterranean remote background site (Ersa, Cape Corsica)
Cécile Debevec, Stéphane Sauvage, Valérie Gros, Thérèse Salameh, Jean Sciare, François Dulac, and Nadine Locoge
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 1449–1484, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-1449-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-1449-2021, 2021
Short summary

Related subject area

Subject: Gases | Research Activity: Field Measurements | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Chemistry (chemical composition and reactions)
Spatiotemporal variation, sources, and secondary transformation potential of volatile organic compounds in Xi'an, China
Mengdi Song, Xin Li, Suding Yang, Xuena Yu, Songxiu Zhou, Yiming Yang, Shiyi Chen, Huabin Dong, Keren Liao, Qi Chen, Keding Lu, Ningning Zhang, Junji Cao, Limin Zeng, and Yuanhang Zhang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 4939–4958, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4939-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4939-2021, 2021
Short summary
Identifying and quantifying source contributions of air quality contaminants during unconventional shale gas extraction
Nur H. Orak, Matthew Reeder, and Natalie J. Pekney
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 4729–4739, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4729-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4729-2021, 2021
Short summary
Observed decreases in on-road CO2 concentrations in Beijing during COVID-19 restrictions
Di Liu, Wanqi Sun, Ning Zeng, Pengfei Han, Bo Yao, Zhiqiang Liu, Pucai Wang, Ke Zheng, Han Mei, and Qixiang Cai
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 4599–4614, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4599-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4599-2021, 2021
Short summary
Investigation of several proxies to estimate sulfuric acid concentration under volcanic plume conditions
Clémence Rose, Matti P. Rissanen, Siddharth Iyer, Jonathan Duplissy, Chao Yan, John B. Nowak, Aurélie Colomb, Régis Dupuy, Xu-Cheng He, Janne Lampilahti, Yee Jun Tham, Daniela Wimmer, Jean-Marc Metzger, Pierre Tulet, Jérôme Brioude, Céline Planche, Markku Kulmala, and Karine Sellegri
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 4541–4560, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4541-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4541-2021, 2021
Short summary
Measurement report: Exploring NH3 behavior in urban and suburban Beijing: comparison and implications
Ziru Lan, Weili Lin, Weiwei Pu, and Zhiqiang Ma
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 4561–4573, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4561-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4561-2021, 2021
Short summary

Cited articles

Ahlberg, E., Falk, J., Eriksson, A., Holst, T., Brune, W. H., Kristensson, A., Roldin, P., and Svenningsson, B.: Secondary organic aerosol from VOC mixtures in an oxidation flow reactor, Atmos. Environ., 161, 210–220, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.05.005, 2017. 
Atkinson, R. and Arey, J.: Gas-phase tropospheric chemistry of biogenic volatile organic compounds: a review, Atmos. Environ., 37, Supplement 2, 197–219, https://doi.org/10.1016/S1352-2310(03)00391-1, 2003. 
Aumont, B., Valorso, R., Mouchel-Vallon, C., Camredon, M., Lee-Taylor, J., and Madronich, S.: Modeling SOA formation from the oxidation of intermediate volatility n-alkanes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 7577–7589, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-12-7577-2012, 2012. 
Download
Short summary
This work focuses on the study of the sources and fates of BVOCs and new particle formation (NPF) events in the eastern Mediterranean. NPF events were found on 14 out of 20 days of the campaign. NPF occurred at various condensational sinks and both under polluted and clean atmospheric conditions. Analysis of specific NPF periods of the mixed influence type highlighted that BVOC interactions with anthropogenic compounds enhanced nucleation formation and growth of new particles.
Altmetrics
Final-revised paper
Preprint