Articles | Volume 22, issue 6
Research article
30 Mar 2022
Research article |  | 30 Mar 2022

Direct observations indicate photodegradable oxygenated volatile organic compounds (OVOCs) as larger contributors to radicals and ozone production in the atmosphere

Wenjie Wang, Bin Yuan, Yuwen Peng, Hang Su, Yafang Cheng, Suxia Yang, Caihong Wu, Jipeng Qi, Fengxia Bao, Yibo Huangfu, Chaomin Wang, Chenshuo Ye, Zelong Wang, Baolin Wang, Xinming Wang, Wei Song, Weiwei Hu, Peng Cheng, Manni Zhu, Junyu Zheng, and Min Shao


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2021-913', Anonymous Referee #1, 13 Dec 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2021-913', Anonymous Referee #2, 17 Dec 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
AR by Bin Yuan on behalf of the Authors (31 Jan 2022)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (15 Feb 2022) by John Orlando
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (16 Feb 2022)
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (21 Feb 2022)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (07 Mar 2022) by John Orlando
AR by Bin Yuan on behalf of the Authors (12 Mar 2022)  Author's response   Manuscript 
Short summary
From thorough measurements of numerous oxygenated volatile organic compounds, we show that their photodissociation can be important for radical production and ozone formation in the atmosphere. This effect was underestimated in previous studies, as measurements of them were lacking.
Final-revised paper