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Executive editors:
Ulrich
 
Pöschl
,
Ken Carslaw, Barbara Ervens & Thomas Koop

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and public discussion of high-quality studies investigating the Earth's atmosphere and the underlying chemical and physical processes. It covers the altitude range from the land and ocean surface up to the turbopause, including the troposphere, stratosphere, and mesosphere.

The main subject areas comprise atmospheric modelling, field measurements, remote sensing, and laboratory studies of gases, aerosols, clouds and precipitation, isotopes, radiation, dynamics, biosphere interactions, and hydrosphere interactions (for details see journal subject areas). The journal scope is focused on studies with general implications for atmospheric science rather than investigations that are primarily of local or technical interest.

Recent papers
13 Dec 2019
Characterization of transport regimes and the polar dome during Arctic spring and summer using in situ aircraft measurements
Heiko Bozem, Peter Hoor, Daniel Kunkel, Franziska Köllner, Johannes Schneider, Andreas Herber, Hannes Schulz, W. Richard Leaitch, Amir A. Aliabadi, Megan D. Willis, Julia Burkart, and Jonathan P. D. Abbatt
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 15049–15071, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15049-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15049-2019, 2019
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13 Dec 2019
Ice-nucleating particle versus ice crystal number concentrationin altocumulus and cirrus layers embedded in Saharan dust:a closure study
Albert Ansmann, Rodanthi-Elisavet Mamouri, Johannes Bühl, Patric Seifert, Ronny Engelmann, Julian Hofer, Argyro Nisantzi, James D. Atkinson, Zamin A. Kanji, Berko Sierau, Mihalis Vrekoussis, and Jean Sciare
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 15087–15115, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15087-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15087-2019, 2019
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13 Dec 2019
Effect of NOx on 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene (TMB) oxidation product distribution and particle formation
Epameinondas Tsiligiannis, Julia Hammes, Christian Mark Salvador, Thomas F. Mentel, and Mattias Hallquist
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 15073–15086, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15073-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15073-2019, 2019
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13 Dec 2019
Long-term profiling of aerosol light-extinction, particle mass, cloud condensation nuclei, and ice-nucleating particle concentration over Dushanbe, Tajikistan, in Central Asia
Julian Hofer, Albert Ansmann, Dietrich Althausen, Ronny Engelmann, Holger Baars, Sabur F. Abdullaev, and Abduvosit N. Makhmudov
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2019-963,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2019-963, 2019
Manuscript under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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13 Dec 2019
Heterogeneous N2O5 reactions on atmospheric aerosols at four Chinese sites: Improving model representation of uptake parameters
Chuan Yu, Zhe Wang, Men Xia, Xiao Fu, Weihao Wang, Yee Jun Tham, Tianshu Chen, Penggang Zheng, Hongyong Li, Ye Shan, Xinfeng Wang, Likun Xue, Yan Zhou, Dingli Yue, Yubo Ou, Jian Gao, Keding Lu, Steven S. Brown, Yuanhang Zhang, and Tao Wang
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2019-1039,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2019-1039, 2019
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Highlight articles
13 Dec 2019
Ice-nucleating particle versus ice crystal number concentrationin altocumulus and cirrus layers embedded in Saharan dust:a closure study
Albert Ansmann, Rodanthi-Elisavet Mamouri, Johannes Bühl, Patric Seifert, Ronny Engelmann, Julian Hofer, Argyro Nisantzi, James D. Atkinson, Zamin A. Kanji, Berko Sierau, Mihalis Vrekoussis, and Jean Sciare
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 15087–15115, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15087-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15087-2019, 2019
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11 Dec 2019
An increase in methane emissions from tropical Africa between 2010 and 2016 inferred from satellite data
Mark F. Lunt, Paul I. Palmer, Liang Feng, Christopher M. Taylor, Hartmut Boesch, and Robert J. Parker
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14721–14740, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14721-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14721-2019, 2019
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10 Dec 2019
On the seasonal variation in observed size distributions in northern Europe and their changes with decreasing anthropogenic emissions in Europe: climatology and trend analysis based on 17 years of data from Aspvreten, Sweden
Peter Tunved and Johan Ström
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14849–14873, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14849-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14849-2019, 2019
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29 Nov 2019
The diurnal cycle of the smoky marine boundary layer observed during August in the remote southeast Atlantic
Jianhao Zhang and Paquita Zuidema
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14493–14516, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14493-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14493-2019, 2019
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27 Nov 2019
Large-scale particulate air pollution and chemical fingerprint of volcanic sulfate aerosols from the 2014–2015 Holuhraun flood lava eruption of Bárðarbunga volcano (Iceland)
Marie Boichu, Olivier Favez, Véronique Riffault, Jean-Eudes Petit, Yunjiang Zhang, Colette Brogniez, Jean Sciare, Isabelle Chiapello, Lieven Clarisse, Shouwen Zhang, Nathalie Pujol-Söhne, Emmanuel Tison, Hervé Delbarre, and Philippe Goloub
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14253–14287, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14253-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14253-2019, 2019
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Scheduled special issues
Research results from the 14th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP 2019), MercOx project, and iGOSP and iCUPE projects of ERA-PLANET in support of the Minamata Convention on Mercury
01 Dec 2019–30 Dec 2019 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Ashu Dastoor and Aurélien Dommergue | Co-organizers: Ralf Ebinghaus, Milena Horvat, Jozef Pacyna, Nicola Pirrone | Information
Marine aerosols, trace gases, and clouds over the North Atlantic (ACP/AMT inter-journal SI)
01 Dec 2019–31 Oct 2023 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Armin Sorooshian and Hailong Wang | Co-organizers: Richard Moore and Jian Wang | Information
Effect of Megacities on the Transport and Transformation of Pollutants at Regional and Global Scales (EMeRGe) (ACP/AMT inter-journal SI)
01 Nov 2019–01 Dec 2022 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Andreas Petzold and Manabu Shiraiwa | Co-organizers: Lola Andrés Hernández and Helmut Ziereis | Information
WISE: Wave-driven isentropic exchange in the extratropical upper stratosphere and lower stratosphere (ACP/AMT/WCD inter-journal SI)
29 Oct 2019–31 Oct 2021 | Peter Haynes and Mathias Palm | Information
The Aerosol Chemistry Model Intercomparison Project (AerChemMIP)
01 Oct 2019–31 Dec 2021 | Jennifer G. Murphy, Hailong Wang, and Holger Tost | Information
News
11 Dec 2019 Press Release: One-third of recent global methane increase comes from tropical Africa

Concentrations of methane, a greenhouse gas about 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide, have risen steadily in Earth's atmosphere since 2007. Although several potential explanations, including an increase in methane emissions from the tropics, could account for this upsurge, due to a lack of regional data scientists have been unable to pinpoint the source. Now a study published in ACP uses satellite data to determine that one-third of the global increase originates in Africa's tropics.

11 Dec 2019 Press Release: One-third of recent global methane increase comes from tropical Africa

Concentrations of methane, a greenhouse gas about 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide, have risen steadily in Earth's atmosphere since 2007. Although several potential explanations, including an increase in methane emissions from the tropics, could account for this upsurge, due to a lack of regional data scientists have been unable to pinpoint the source. Now a study published in ACP uses satellite data to determine that one-third of the global increase originates in Africa's tropics.

27 Nov 2019 Many thanks to Cristina Facchini and Rolf Sander and welcome to Barbara Ervens as executive editor of ACP

While Cristina Facchini and Rolf Sander have resigned from the executive committee, we are very happy to welcome Barbara Ervens as a new ACP executive editor.

27 Nov 2019 Many thanks to Cristina Facchini and Rolf Sander and welcome to Barbara Ervens as executive editor of ACP

While Cristina Facchini and Rolf Sander have resigned from the executive committee, we are very happy to welcome Barbara Ervens as a new ACP executive editor.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

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