Articles | Volume 19, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14875–14899, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14875-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14875–14899, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14875-2019

Research article 10 Dec 2019

Research article | 10 Dec 2019

OH chemistry of non-methane organic gases (NMOGs) emitted from laboratory and ambient biomass burning smoke: evaluating the influence of furans and oxygenated aromatics on ozone and secondary NMOG formation

Matthew M. Coggon et al.

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Wildfire emissions significantly contribute to adverse air quality; however, the chemical processes that lead to hazardous pollutants, such as ozone, are not fully understood. In this study, we describe laboratory experiments where we simulate the atmospheric chemistry of smoke emitted from a range of biomass fuels. We show that certain understudied compounds, such as furans and phenolic compounds, are significant contributors to pollutants formed as a result of typical atmospheric oxidation.
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