Articles | Volume 20, issue 21
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12741–12759, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12741-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12741–12759, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12741-2020

Research article 04 Nov 2020

Research article | 04 Nov 2020

Emission of biogenic volatile organic compounds from warm and oligotrophic seawater in the Eastern Mediterranean

Chen Dayan et al.

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We studied the emission of biogenic volatile organic compounds from both marine and terrestrial ecosystems in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin, a global warming hot spot. We focused on isoprene and dimethyl sulfide (DMS), which are well recognized for their effect on climate and strong impact on photochemical pollution by the former. We found high emissions of isoprene and a strong decadal decrease in the emission of DMS which can both be attributed to the strong increase in seawater temperature.
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