Articles | Volume 20, issue 17
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 10125–10147, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-10125-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 10125–10147, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-10125-2020

Research article 01 Sep 2020

Research article | 01 Sep 2020

Impact of NOx on secondary organic aerosol (SOA) formation from α-pinene and β-pinene photooxidation: the role of highly oxygenated organic nitrates

Iida Pullinen et al.

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Biogenic and anthropogenic air masses mix in the atmosphere, bringing plant-emitted monoterpenes and traffic-related nitrogen oxides together. There is debate whether the presence of nitrogen oxides reduces or increases secondary aerosol formation. This is important as secondary aerosols have cooling effects in the climate system but also constitute a health risk in populated areas. We show that the presence of NOx alone should not much affect the mass yields of secondary organic aerosols.
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