Articles | Volume 19, issue 19
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 12749–12766, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-12749-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 12749–12766, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-12749-2019

Research article 11 Oct 2019

Research article | 11 Oct 2019

Chemical composition and hydrolysis of organic nitrate aerosol formed from hydroxyl and nitrate radical oxidation of α-pinene and β-pinene

Masayuki Takeuchi and Nga L. Ng

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Organic nitrate is ubiquitous in the atmosphere and impacts the formation of aerosol and ozone, two leading air pollutants of concern worldwide. We conducted a comprehensive laboratory study to investigate the hydrolysis process of organic nitrate aerosol formed from monoterpenes, which are important reactive chemicals emitted by plants. Our results provide experimentally constrained parameters required to assess the role of organic nitrate in the formation of the air pollutants of our concern.
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