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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
22 Jan 2021
Enhancement of secondary aerosol formation by reduced anthropogenic emissions during Spring Festival 2019 and enlightenment for regional PM2.5 control in Beijing
Yuying Wang, Zhanqing Li, Qiuyan Wang, Xiaoai Jin, Peng Yan, Maureen Cribb, Yanan Li, Cheng Yuan, Hao Wu, Tong Wu, Rongmin Ren, and Zhaoxin Cai
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 915–926, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-915-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-915-2021, 2021
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22 Jan 2021
Large hemispheric difference in ultrafine aerosol concentrations in the lowermost stratosphere at mid and high latitudes
Christina J. Williamson, Agnieszka Kupc, Andrew Rollins, Jan Kazil, Karl D. Froyd, Eric A. Ray, Daniel M. Murphy, Gregory P. Schill, Jeff Peischl, Chelsea Thompson, Ilann Bourgeois, Thomas Ryerson, Glenn S. Diskin, Joshua P. DiGangi, Donald R. Blake, Thao Paul V. Bui, Maximilian Dollner, Bernadett Weinzierl, and Charles A. Brock
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-22,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-22, 2021
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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22 Jan 2021
SO2 and NH3 emissions enhance organosulfur compounds and fine particles formation from the photooxidation of a typical aromatic hydrocarbon
Zhaomin Yang, Li Xu, Narcisse T. Tsona, Jianlong Li, Xin Luo, and Lin Du
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-61,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-61, 2021
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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22 Jan 2021
Was Australia a sink or source of CO2 in 2015? Data assimilation using OCO-2 satellite measurements
Yohanna Villalobos, Peter J. Rayner, Jeremy D. Silver, Steven Thomas, Vanessa Haverd, Jürgen Knauer, Zoë M. Loh, Nicholas M. Deutscher, David W. T. Griffith, and David F. Pollard
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-16,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-16, 2021
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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22 Jan 2021
Acidity and the multiphase chemistry of atmospheric aqueous particles and clouds
Andreas Tilgner, Thomas Schaefer, Becky Alexander, Mary Barth, Jeffrey L. Collett Jr., Kathleen M. Fahey, Athanasios Nenes, Havala O. T. Pye, Hartmut Herrmann, and V. Faye McNeill
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-58,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-58, 2021
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Highlight articles
18 Jan 2021
Opinion: Cloud-phase climate feedback and the importance of ice-nucleating particles
Benjamin J. Murray, Kenneth S. Carslaw, and Paul R. Field
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 665–679, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-665-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-665-2021, 2021
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15 Jan 2021
On the ice-nucleating potential of warm hydrometeors in mixed-phase clouds
Michael Krayer, Agathe Chouippe, Markus Uhlmann, Jan Dušek, and Thomas Leisner
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 561–575, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-561-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-561-2021, 2021
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15 Jan 2021
Stratospheric aerosol layer perturbation caused by the 2019 Raikoke and Ulawun eruptions and their radiative forcing
Corinna Kloss, Gwenaël Berthet, Pasquale Sellitto, Felix Ploeger, Ghassan Taha, Mariam Tidiga, Maxim Eremenko, Adriana Bossolasco, Fabrice Jégou, Jean-Baptiste Renard, and Bernard Legras
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 535–560, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-535-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-535-2021, 2021
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22 Dec 2020
Long-term deposition and condensation ice-nucleating particle measurements from four stations across the globe
Jann Schrod, Erik S. Thomson, Daniel Weber, Jens Kossmann, Christopher Pöhlker, Jorge Saturno, Florian Ditas, Paulo Artaxo, Valérie Clouard, Jean-Marie Saurel, Martin Ebert, Joachim Curtius, and Heinz G. Bingemer
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 15983–16006, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15983-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15983-2020, 2020
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11 Dec 2020
Tropical Pacific climate variability under solar geoengineering: impacts on ENSO extremes
Abdul Malik, Peer J. Nowack, Joanna D. Haigh, Long Cao, Luqman Atique, and Yves Plancherel
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 15461–15485, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15461-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15461-2020, 2020
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Scheduled special issues
01 Nov 2020–31 Oct 2021 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Maria Kanakidou and Paul Zieger | Co-organizers: Mark Flanner, Hans-Christen Hansson, and Sabine Eckhardt | Information
AQMEII4: a detailed assessment of atmospheric deposition processes from point models to regional-scale models
01 Sep 2020–31 Aug 2022 | ACP co-editors: Alex B. Guenther and Joshua Fu | Co-organizers: Stefano Galmarini, Paul Makar, Olivia Clifton, and Christian Hogrefe | Information
01 Aug 2020–31 Jul 2022 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Hailong Wang and Anja Schmidt | Co-organizer: Ben Kravitz | Information
10 Jul 2020–31 Dec 2021 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Thomas Wagner and Martina Krämer | Co-organizers: Marc Schröder, Hélène Brogniez, and Tim Trent | Information
08 Jul 2020–30 Jun 2022 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Paul Zieger and Alex Huffman | Co-organizers: Tuukka Petäjä, Benjamin Murray, and Ottmar Möhler | Information
News
14 Jan 2021 Atmospheric evolution of emissions from a boreal forest fire: the formation of highly functionalized oxygen-, nitrogen-, and sulfur-containing organic compounds

Forest fires are an important source of reactive organic gases and aerosols to the atmosphere. The authors analyzed organic aerosols collected from an aircraft above a boreal forest fire and reported an increasing contribution from compounds containing oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur as the plume aged, with sulfide and ring-bound nitrogen functionality.

14 Jan 2021 Atmospheric evolution of emissions from a boreal forest fire: the formation of highly functionalized oxygen-, nitrogen-, and sulfur-containing organic compounds

Forest fires are an important source of reactive organic gases and aerosols to the atmosphere. The authors analyzed organic aerosols collected from an aircraft above a boreal forest fire and reported an increasing contribution from compounds containing oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur as the plume aged, with sulfide and ring-bound nitrogen functionality.

07 Dec 2020 Mobile measurements help quantify and attribute methane emission sources in urban areas

Methane is an important energy source in Europe, but also a strong greenhouse gas. Previous research in the United States has shown that new equipment detects considerably more gas leaks than equipment currently used by local gas utilities. This also appears to be the case in two European cities, Hamburg in Germany and Utrecht in the Netherlands, researchers write today in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

07 Dec 2020 Mobile measurements help quantify and attribute methane emission sources in urban areas

Methane is an important energy source in Europe, but also a strong greenhouse gas. Previous research in the United States has shown that new equipment detects considerably more gas leaks than equipment currently used by local gas utilities. This also appears to be the case in two European cities, Hamburg in Germany and Utrecht in the Netherlands, researchers write today in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

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