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Title: The Essential Role for Laboratory Studies in Atmospheric Chemistry

Abstract

Laboratory studies of atmospheric chemistry characterize the nature of atmospherically relevant processes down to the molecular level, providing fundamental information used to assess how human activities drive environmental phenomena such as climate change, urban air pollution, ecosystem health, indoor air quality, and stratospheric ozone depletion. Laboratory studies have a central role in addressing the incomplete fundamental knowledge of atmospheric chemistry. This paper highlights the evolving science needs for this community and emphasizes how our knowledge is far from complete, hindering our ability to predict the future state of our atmosphere and to respond to emerging global environmental change issues. Finally, laboratory studies provide rich opportunities to expand our understanding of the atmosphere via collaborative research with the modeling and field measurement communities, and with neighboring disciplines.

Authors:
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  1. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Boulder, CO (United States)
  2. Univ. of Toronto, ON (Canada)
  3. Univ. of Wuppertal (Germany)
  4. Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO (United States)
  5. Paul Scherrer Inst. (PSI), Villigen (Switzerland)
  6. Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Canada)
  7. Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States)
  8. Univ. of California, Irvine, CA (United States)
  9. Univ. of York (United Kingdom)
  10. Max Planck Inst. of Chemistry, Mainz (Germany)
  11. Technion-Israel Inst. of Tech., Haifa (Israel)
  12. Univ. of Lyon (France)
  13. Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom)
  14. Leibniz Inst. for Tropospheric Research (ITR), Leipzig (Germany)
  15. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States)
  16. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
  17. Columbia Univ., New York, NY (United States)
  18. Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States)
  19. National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO (United States)
  20. Univ. of Manchester (United Kingdom)
  21. Inst. Pierre-Simon Laplace, Creteil (France)
  22. Weizmann Inst. of Science, Rehovot (Israel)
  23. Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (United States)
  24. National Inst. for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba (Japan)
  25. Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)
  26. Peking Univ., Beijing (China)
  27. Forschungszentrum Julich (Germany)
  28. Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ (United States)
  29. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1393134
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Environmental Science and Technology; Journal Volume: 51; Journal Issue: 5
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Burkholder, James B., Abbatt, Jonathan P. D., Barnes, Ian, Roberts, James M., Melamed, Megan L., Ammann, Markus, Bertram, Allan K., Cappa, Christopher D., Carlton, Annmarie G., Carpenter, Lucy J., Crowley, John N., Dubowski, Yael, George, Christian, Heard, Dwayne E., Herrmann, Hartmut, Keutsch, Frank N., Kroll, Jesse H., McNeill, V. Faye, Ng, Nga Lee, Nizkorodov, Sergey A., Orlando, John J., Percival, Carl J., Picquet-Varrault, Bénédicte, Rudich, Yinon, Seakins, Paul W., Surratt, Jason D., Tanimoto, Hiroshi, Thornton, Joel A., Tong, Zhu, Tyndall, Geoffrey S., Wahner, Andreas, Weschler, Charles J., Wilson, Kevin R., and Ziemann, Paul J. The Essential Role for Laboratory Studies in Atmospheric Chemistry. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b04947.
Burkholder, James B., Abbatt, Jonathan P. D., Barnes, Ian, Roberts, James M., Melamed, Megan L., Ammann, Markus, Bertram, Allan K., Cappa, Christopher D., Carlton, Annmarie G., Carpenter, Lucy J., Crowley, John N., Dubowski, Yael, George, Christian, Heard, Dwayne E., Herrmann, Hartmut, Keutsch, Frank N., Kroll, Jesse H., McNeill, V. Faye, Ng, Nga Lee, Nizkorodov, Sergey A., Orlando, John J., Percival, Carl J., Picquet-Varrault, Bénédicte, Rudich, Yinon, Seakins, Paul W., Surratt, Jason D., Tanimoto, Hiroshi, Thornton, Joel A., Tong, Zhu, Tyndall, Geoffrey S., Wahner, Andreas, Weschler, Charles J., Wilson, Kevin R., & Ziemann, Paul J. The Essential Role for Laboratory Studies in Atmospheric Chemistry. United States. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b04947.
Burkholder, James B., Abbatt, Jonathan P. D., Barnes, Ian, Roberts, James M., Melamed, Megan L., Ammann, Markus, Bertram, Allan K., Cappa, Christopher D., Carlton, Annmarie G., Carpenter, Lucy J., Crowley, John N., Dubowski, Yael, George, Christian, Heard, Dwayne E., Herrmann, Hartmut, Keutsch, Frank N., Kroll, Jesse H., McNeill, V. Faye, Ng, Nga Lee, Nizkorodov, Sergey A., Orlando, John J., Percival, Carl J., Picquet-Varrault, Bénédicte, Rudich, Yinon, Seakins, Paul W., Surratt, Jason D., Tanimoto, Hiroshi, Thornton, Joel A., Tong, Zhu, Tyndall, Geoffrey S., Wahner, Andreas, Weschler, Charles J., Wilson, Kevin R., and Ziemann, Paul J. Tue . "The Essential Role for Laboratory Studies in Atmospheric Chemistry". United States. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b04947.
@article{osti_1393134,
title = {The Essential Role for Laboratory Studies in Atmospheric Chemistry},
author = {Burkholder, James B. and Abbatt, Jonathan P. D. and Barnes, Ian and Roberts, James M. and Melamed, Megan L. and Ammann, Markus and Bertram, Allan K. and Cappa, Christopher D. and Carlton, Annmarie G. and Carpenter, Lucy J. and Crowley, John N. and Dubowski, Yael and George, Christian and Heard, Dwayne E. and Herrmann, Hartmut and Keutsch, Frank N. and Kroll, Jesse H. and McNeill, V. Faye and Ng, Nga Lee and Nizkorodov, Sergey A. and Orlando, John J. and Percival, Carl J. and Picquet-Varrault, Bénédicte and Rudich, Yinon and Seakins, Paul W. and Surratt, Jason D. and Tanimoto, Hiroshi and Thornton, Joel A. and Tong, Zhu and Tyndall, Geoffrey S. and Wahner, Andreas and Weschler, Charles J. and Wilson, Kevin R. and Ziemann, Paul J.},
abstractNote = {Laboratory studies of atmospheric chemistry characterize the nature of atmospherically relevant processes down to the molecular level, providing fundamental information used to assess how human activities drive environmental phenomena such as climate change, urban air pollution, ecosystem health, indoor air quality, and stratospheric ozone depletion. Laboratory studies have a central role in addressing the incomplete fundamental knowledge of atmospheric chemistry. This paper highlights the evolving science needs for this community and emphasizes how our knowledge is far from complete, hindering our ability to predict the future state of our atmosphere and to respond to emerging global environmental change issues. Finally, laboratory studies provide rich opportunities to expand our understanding of the atmosphere via collaborative research with the modeling and field measurement communities, and with neighboring disciplines.},
doi = {10.1021/acs.est.6b04947},
journal = {Environmental Science and Technology},
number = 5,
volume = 51,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue Feb 07 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Tue Feb 07 00:00:00 EST 2017}
}