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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.

Dear colleagues, due to the current coronavirus situation, we are experiencing unusual challenges and delays in manuscript handling and reviewing, for which we would like to ask for your understanding.

Many thanks and best wishes, the ACP executive editors on behalf of the editorial board

Recent papers
03 Apr 2020
Global sensitivity analysis of chemistry–climate model budgets of tropospheric ozone and OH: exploring model diversity
Oliver Wild, Apostolos Voulgarakis, Fiona O'Connor, Jean-François Lamarque, Edmund M. Ryan, and Lindsay Lee
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 4047–4058, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4047-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4047-2020, 2020
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03 Apr 2020
Global dust cycle and uncertainty in CMIP5 models
Chenglai Wu, Zhaohui Lin, and Xiaohong Liu
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2020-179,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2020-179, 2020
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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03 Apr 2020
Towards the connection between snow microphysics and melting layer: Insights from multi-frequency and dual-polarization radar observations during BAECC
Haoran Li, Jussi Tiira, Annakaisa von Lerber, and Dmitri Moisseev
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2020-16,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2020-16, 2020
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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02 Apr 2020
Seasonal contrast in size distributions and mixing state of black carbon and its association with PM1.0 chemical composition from the eastern coast of India
Sobhan Kumar Kompalli, Surendran Nair Suresh Babu, Sreedharan Krishnakumari Satheesh, Krishnaswamy Krishna Moorthy, Trupti Das, Ramasamy Boopathy, Dantong Liu, Eoghan Darbyshire, James D. Allan, James Brooks, Michael J. Flynn, and Hugh Coe
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3965–3985, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3965-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3965-2020, 2020
02 Apr 2020
Vertical profiles of submicron aerosol single scattering albedo over the Indian region immediately before monsoon onset and during its development: research from the SWAAMI field campaign
Mohanan R. Manoj, Sreedharan K. Satheesh, Krishnaswamy K. Moorthy, and Hugh Coe
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 4031–4046, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4031-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4031-2020, 2020
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Highlight articles
31 Mar 2020
Description and Evaluation of the specified-dynamics experiment in the Chemistry-Climate Model Initiative
Clara Orbe, David A. Plummer, Darryn W. Waugh, Huang Yang, Patrick Jöckel, Douglas E. Kinnison, Beatrice Josse, Virginie Marecal, Makoto Deushi, Nathan Luke Abraham, Alexander T. Archibald, Martyn P. Chipperfield, Sandip Dhomse, Wuhu Feng, and Slimane Bekki
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3809–3840, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3809-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3809-2020, 2020
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27 Mar 2020
Methane emissions from the Munich Oktoberfest
Jia Chen, Florian Dietrich, Hossein Maazallahi, Andreas Forstmaier, Dominik Winkler, Magdalena E. G. Hofmann, Hugo Denier van der Gon, and Thomas Röckmann
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3683–3696, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3683-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3683-2020, 2020
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26 Mar 2020
Deconvolution of boundary layer depth and aerosol constraints on cloud water path in subtropical stratocumulus decks
Anna Possner, Ryan Eastman, Frida Bender, and Franziska Glassmeier
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3609–3621, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3609-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3609-2020, 2020
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26 Mar 2020
Technical note: LIMS observations of lower stratospheric ozone in the southern polar springtime of 1978
Ellis Remsberg, V. Lynn Harvey, Arlin Krueger, Larry Gordley, John C. Gille, and James M. Russell III
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3663–3668, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3663-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3663-2020, 2020
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16 Mar 2020
Methanethiol, dimethyl sulfide and acetone over biologically productive waters in the southwest Pacific Ocean
Sarah J. Lawson, Cliff S. Law, Mike J. Harvey, Thomas G. Bell, Carolyn F. Walker, Warren J. de Bruyn, and Eric S. Saltzman
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3061–3078, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3061-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3061-2020, 2020
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Scheduled special issues
Dust aerosol measurements, modeling and multidisciplinary effects (AMT/ACP inter-journal SI)
01 Mar 2020–31 Dec 2021 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Nikos Hatzianastassiou and Stelios Kazadzis | Co-oranizers: Sarah Basart and Lucia Mona | Information
01 Feb 2020–30 Jun 2021 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: William Ward and Bernd Funke | Co-organizers: Miriam Sinnhuber, Chris McLinden, and Christian von Savigny | Information
IMK–IAA MIPAS version 8 data: retrieval, validation, and application (AMT/ACP inter-journal SI)
01 Feb 2020–31 Jan 2023 | ACP-co-editors | Coordinators: Federico Fierli and Michael Pitts | Co-organizers: Gabriele Stiller, Thomas von Clarmann, and Bernhard Funke | Information
01 Dec 2019–31 Dec 2020 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Ashu Dastoor and Aurélien Dommergue | Co-organizers: Ralf Ebinghaus, Milena Horvat, Jozef Pacyna, Nicola Pirrone | Information
01 Dec 2019–31 Oct 2023 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Armin Sorooshian and Hailong Wang | Co-organizers: Richard Moore and Jian Wang | Information
News
21 Jan 2020 Press Release: Air pollution in New York City linked to wildfires hundreds of miles away

A new study shows that air pollutants from the smoke of fires from as far as Canada and the southeastern U.S. traveled hundreds of miles and several days to reach Connecticut and New York City, where it caused significant increases in pollution concentrations.

21 Jan 2020 Press Release: Air pollution in New York City linked to wildfires hundreds of miles away

A new study shows that air pollutants from the smoke of fires from as far as Canada and the southeastern U.S. traveled hundreds of miles and several days to reach Connecticut and New York City, where it caused significant increases in pollution concentrations.

18 Dec 2019 The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Copernicus Publications agree on a central billing of article processing charges

The Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) will now provide a publication fund for their corresponding authors publishing in Copernicus' open-access journals.

18 Dec 2019 The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Copernicus Publications agree on a central billing of article processing charges

The Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) will now provide a publication fund for their corresponding authors publishing in Copernicus' open-access journals.

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.

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