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Executive editors:
Ulrich
 
Pöschl
,
Ken Carslaw, Maria Cristina Facchini, Thomas Koop & Rolf Sander

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
11 Nov 2019
Nitrification of the lowermost stratosphere during the exceptionally cold Arctic winter 2015–2016
Marleen Braun, Jens-Uwe Grooß, Wolfgang Woiwode, Sören Johansson, Michael Höpfner, Felix Friedl-Vallon, Hermann Oelhaf, Peter Preusse, Jörn Ungermann, Björn-Martin Sinnhuber, Helmut Ziereis, and Peter Braesicke
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13681–13699, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13681-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13681-2019, 2019
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11 Nov 2019
Surveillance of SO2 and NO2 from ship emissions by MAX-DOAS measurements and the implications regarding fuel sulfur content compliance
Yuli Cheng, Shanshan Wang, Jian Zhu, Yanlin Guo, Ruifeng Zhang, Yiming Liu, Yan Zhang, Qi Yu, Weichun Ma, and Bin Zhou
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13611–13626, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13611-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13611-2019, 2019
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11 Nov 2019
Development and application of observable response indicators for design of an effective ozone and fine-particle pollution control strategy in China
Jia Xing, Dian Ding, Shuxiao Wang, Zhaoxin Dong, James T. Kelly, Carey Jang, Yun Zhu, and Jiming Hao
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13627–13646, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13627-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13627-2019, 2019
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11 Nov 2019
Technical note: Reanalysis of Aura MLS chemical observations
Quentin Errera, Simon Chabrillat, Yves Christophe, Jonas Debosscher, Daan Hubert, William Lahoz, Michelle L. Santee, Masato Shiotani, Sergey Skachko, Thomas von Clarmann, and Kaley Walker
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13647–13679, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13647-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13647-2019, 2019
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11 Nov 2019
Complex plant-derived organic aerosol as ice-nucleating particles – more than a sum of their parts?
Isabelle Steinke, Naruki Hiranuma, Roger Funk, Kristina Höhler, Nadine Tüllmann, Nsikanabasi Silas Umo, Peter G. Weidler, Ottmar Möhler, and Thomas Leisner
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2019-869,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2019-869, 2019
Manuscript under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Highlight articles
07 Oct 2019
Relative impact of aerosol, soil moisture, and orography perturbations on deep convection
Linda Schneider, Christian Barthlott, Corinna Hoose, and Andrew I. Barrett
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 12343–12359, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-12343-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-12343-2019, 2019
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28 Aug 2019
Assessing the formation and evolution mechanisms of severe haze pollution in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei region using process analysis
Lei Chen, Jia Zhu, Hong Liao, Yi Gao, Yulu Qiu, Meigen Zhang, Zirui Liu, Nan Li, and Yuesi Wang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 10845–10864, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10845-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10845-2019, 2019
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22 Jul 2019
Towards monitoring localized CO2 emissions from space: co-located regional CO2 and NO2 enhancements observed by the OCO-2 and S5P satellites
Maximilian Reuter, Michael Buchwitz, Oliver Schneising, Sven Krautwurst, Christopher W. O'Dell, Andreas Richter, Heinrich Bovensmann, and John P. Burrows
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9371–9383, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-9371-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-9371-2019, 2019
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12 Jul 2019
Quantification of water vapour transport from the Asian monsoon to the stratosphere
Matthias Nützel, Aurélien Podglajen, Hella Garny, and Felix Ploeger
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8947–8966, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8947-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8947-2019, 2019
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10 Jul 2019
Atmospheric measurements of the terrestrial O2 : CO2 exchange ratio of a midlatitude forest
Mark O. Battle, J. William Munger, Margaret Conley, Eric Sofen, Rebecca Perry, Ryan Hart, Zane Davis, Jacob Scheckman, Jayme Woogerd, Karina Graeter, Samuel Seekins, Sasha David, and John Carpenter
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8687–8701, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8687-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8687-2019, 2019
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Scheduled special issues
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
Tropospheric profiling (ISTP11) (AMT/ACP inter-journal SI)
08 Jul 2019–31 Jul 2020 | Thomas Wagner and Andreas Richter | Information
Understanding the Indian Ocean system: past, present and future (BG/ACP/OS/SE inter-journal SI)
01 Jul 2019–31 Dec 2019 | Rolf Müller | Information
01 Jul 2019–30 Jun 2021 | ACP Co-editors | Coordinators: Martin Dameris and Christoph Gerbig | Information
News
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.

27 Jun 2019 Press Release: Climate impact of clouds made from airplane contrails may triple by 2050

In the right conditions, airplane contrails can linger in the sky as contrail cirrus – ice clouds that can trap heat inside the Earth's atmosphere. A new study published in ACP has found that, due to air traffic activity, the climate impact of contrail cirrus will be even more significant in the future, tripling by 2050.

27 Jun 2019 Press Release: Climate impact of clouds made from airplane contrails may triple by 2050

In the right conditions, airplane contrails can linger in the sky as contrail cirrus – ice clouds that can trap heat inside the Earth's atmosphere. A new study published in ACP has found that, due to air traffic activity, the climate impact of contrail cirrus will be even more significant in the future, tripling by 2050.

24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

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24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

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