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Executive editors : Ken Carslaw & Barbara Ervens
eISSN: ACP 1680-7324, ACPD 1680-7375

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and public discussion of studies investigating Earth's atmosphere and the underlying chemical and physical processes. ACP publishes studies with important implications for our understanding of the state and behaviour of the atmosphere and climate, including the troposphere, stratosphere, and mesosphere.

Topics include gases, aerosols, clouds, precipitation, dynamics, radiation, and their role in the Earth's climate system (including the biosphere, hydrosphere, and cryosphere). Research activities include laboratory studies, field measurements, remote sensing, modelling and data analysis, and machine learning (for details see journal subject areas).

Transparent peer review for 20 years: for 20 years, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics has been a pioneer in transparent peer review. Submitted preprints, reviews, and author replies are posted and permanently archived on the journal website. This unique approach ensures the highest levels of scientific transparency and integrity, as well as fair peer review for authors.
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News

19 Apr 2024 New agreement between Swedish Bibsam Consortium and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the Swedish National Consortium, Bibsam. Through the agreement, authors affiliated with Bibsam member institutions benefit from the direct settlement of article-processing charges (APCs) in all journals published by Copernicus Publications. Read more.

19 Apr 2024 New agreement between Swedish Bibsam Consortium and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the Swedish National Consortium, Bibsam. Through the agreement, authors affiliated with Bibsam member institutions benefit from the direct settlement of article-processing charges (APCs) in all journals published by Copernicus Publications. Read more.

26 Mar 2024 The 2023 ACP Paul Crutzen Publication Award

The 2023 ACP Paul Crutzen Publication Award has been presented to recognize two outstanding publications in ACP that advance our understanding of atmospheric chemistry and physics. Read more.

26 Mar 2024 The 2023 ACP Paul Crutzen Publication Award

The 2023 ACP Paul Crutzen Publication Award has been presented to recognize two outstanding publications in ACP that advance our understanding of atmospheric chemistry and physics. Read more.

Highlight articles

20 Mar 2024
Observations of cyanogen bromide (BrCN) in the global troposphere and their relation to polar surface O3 destruction
James M. Roberts, Siyuan Wang, Patrick R. Veres, J. Andrew Neuman, Michael A. Robinson, Ilann Bourgeois, Jeff Peischl, Thomas B. Ryerson, Chelsea R. Thompson, Hannah M. Allen, John D. Crounse, Paul O. Wennberg, Samuel R. Hall, Kirk Ullmann, Simone Meinardi, Isobel J. Simpson, and Donald Blake
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 3421–3443, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-3421-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-3421-2024, 2024
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26 Feb 2024
Explaining the green volcanic sunsets after the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa
Christian von Savigny, Anna Lange, Christoph G. Hoffmann, and Alexei Rozanov
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 2415–2422, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-2415-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-2415-2024, 2024
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Recent papers

19 Apr 2024
Air mass transport to the tropical western Pacific troposphere inferred from ozone and relative humidity balloon observations above Palau
Katrin Müller, Peter von der Gathen, and Markus Rex
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 4693–4716, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4693-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4693-2024, 2024
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19 Apr 2024
First evaluation of the GEMS formaldehyde product against TROPOMI and ground-based column measurements during the in-orbit test period
Gitaek T. Lee, Rokjin J. Park, Hyeong-Ahn Kwon, Eunjo S. Ha, Sieun D. Lee, Seunga Shin, Myoung-Hwan Ahn, Mina Kang, Yong-Sang Choi, Gyuyeon Kim, Dong-Won Lee, Deok-Rae Kim, Hyunkee Hong, Bavo Langerock, Corinne Vigouroux, Christophe Lerot, Francois Hendrick, Gaia Pinardi, Isabelle De Smedt, Michel Van Roozendael, Pucai Wang, Heesung Chong, Yeseul Cho, and Jhoon Kim
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 4733–4749, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4733-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4733-2024, 2024
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19 Apr 2024
A bottom-up emission estimate for the 2022 Nord Stream gas leak: derivation, simulations, and evaluation
Rostislav Kouznetsov, Risto Hänninen, Andreas Uppstu, Evgeny Kadantsev, Yalda Fatahi, Marje Prank, Dmitrii Kouznetsov, Steffen Manfred Noe, Heikki Junninen, and Mikhail Sofiev
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 4675–4691, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4675-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4675-2024, 2024
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19 Apr 2024
Shipping and algae emissions have a major impact on ambient air mixing ratios of non-methane hydrocarbons (NMHCs) and methanethiol on Utö Island in the Baltic Sea
Heidi Hellén, Rostislav Kouznetsov, Kaisa Kraft, Jukka Seppälä, Mika Vestenius, Jukka-Pekka Jalkanen, Lauri Laakso, and Hannele Hakola
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 4717–4731, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4717-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4717-2024, 2024
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19 Apr 2024
Assessment of satellite observation-based wildfire emissions inventories using TROPOMI data and IFS-COMPO model simulations
Adrianus de Laat, Vincent Huijnen, Niels Andela, and Matthias Forkel
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-732,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-732, 2024
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Scheduled special issues

10 Nov 2023–indefinite | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Aurélien Dommergue (Grenoble Alpes University, France) and Ralf Ebinghaus (Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Germany)| Co-organizers: Ashu Dastoor (Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada), Helene Angot (CNRS/Grenoble Alpes University, France), Aryeh Feinberg (Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA), Che-Jen Lin (Lamar University, USA), Andrei Ryjkov (Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada), Oleg Travnikov (Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia), and Qingru Wu (State Key Joint Laboratory of Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control, China) | Information
02 Nov 2023–31 Oct 2026 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Maria Kanakidou (University of Crete, Greece) and James Allan (University of Manchester, UK) | Co-organizers: Suzanne Fietz (Stellenbosch University, South Afrca), Douglas Hamilton (North Carolina State University, USA), Akinori Ito (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan), Morgane Perron (Laboratoire des Sciences de l'Environnement Marin, France), and Mingjin Tang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) | Information
01 Oct 2023–31 Aug 2025 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Lisa Whalley (University of Leeds, United Kingdom), Manabu Shiraiwa (University of California, Irvine, United States), | Co-organizers: Christopher Cantrell (Laboratoire Interuniversitaire des Systèmes Atmosphériques, France), Valérie Gros (French National Centre for Scientific Research, France), and Piero Di Carlo (University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy) | Information
26 Jun 2023–30 Jun 2025 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Martina Krämer and Paul Zieger | Co-organizers: Manfred Wendisch and Susanne Crewell | Information
01 Mar 2023–31 Jul 2024 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Bryan N. Duncan and Andreas Hofzumahaus | Co-organizers: Owen R. Cooper and Martin G. Schultz | Information

Notice on the current situation in Ukraine

To show our support for Ukraine, all fees for papers from authors (first or corresponding authors) affiliated to Ukrainian institutions are automatically waived, regardless if these papers are co-authored by scientists affiliated to Russian and/or Belarusian institutions. The only exception will be if the corresponding author or first contact (contractual partner of Copernicus) are from a Russian and/or Belarusian institution, in that case the APCs are not waived.

In accordance with current European restrictions, Copernicus Publications does not step into business relations with and issue APC-invoices (articles processing charges) to Russian and Belarusian institutions. The peer-review process and scientific exchange of our journals including preprint posting is not affected. However, these restrictions require that the first contact (contractual partner of Copernicus) has an affiliation and invoice address outside Russia or Belarus.