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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.

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Recent papers
07 May 2021
Enhancement of nanoparticle formation and growth during the COVID-19 lockdown period in urban Beijing
Xiaojing Shen, Junying Sun, Fangqun Yu, Ying Wang, Junting Zhong, Yangmei Zhang, Xinyao Hu, Can Xia, Sinan Zhang, and Xiaoye Zhang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 7039–7052, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-7039-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-7039-2021, 2021
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07 May 2021
Robust winter warming over Eurasia under stratospheric sulfate geoengineering – the role of stratospheric dynamics
Antara Banerjee, Amy H. Butler, Lorenzo M. Polvani, Alan Robock, Isla R. Simpson, and Lantao Sun
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 6985–6997, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6985-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6985-2021, 2021
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07 May 2021
Water uptake of subpollen aerosol particles: hygroscopic growth, cloud condensation nuclei activation, and liquid–liquid phase separation
Eugene F. Mikhailov, Mira L. Pöhlker, Kathrin Reinmuth-Selzle, Sergey S. Vlasenko, Ovid O. Krüger, Janine Fröhlich-Nowoisky, Christopher Pöhlker, Olga A. Ivanova, Alexey A. Kiselev, Leslie A. Kremper, and Ulrich Pöschl
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 6999–7022, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6999-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6999-2021, 2021
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07 May 2021
Lidar vertical observation network and data assimilation reveal key processes driving the 3-D dynamic evolution of PM2.5 concentrations over the North China Plain
Yan Xiang, Tianshu Zhang, Chaoqun Ma, Lihui Lv, Jianguo Liu, Wenqing Liu, and Yafang Cheng
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 7023–7037, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-7023-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-7023-2021, 2021
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07 May 2021
Measurement report: Long-term variations in surface NOx and SO2 from 2006 to 2016 at a background site in the Yangtze River Delta region, China
Qingqing Yin, Qianli Ma, Weili Lin, Xiaobin Xu, and Jie Yao
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-227,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-227, 2021
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Highlight articles
04 May 2021
Heterogeneous interactions between SO2 and organic peroxides in submicron aerosol
Shunyao Wang, Tengyu Liu, Jinmyung Jang, Jonathan P. D. Abbatt, and Arthur W. H. Chan
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 6647–6661, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6647-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6647-2021, 2021
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26 Apr 2021
Observing the timescales of aerosol–cloud interactions in snapshot satellite images
Edward Gryspeerdt, Tom Goren, and Tristan W. P. Smith
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 6093–6109, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6093-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6093-2021, 2021
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14 Apr 2021
Uncertainties in the Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR) emission inventory of greenhouse gases
Efisio Solazzo, Monica Crippa, Diego Guizzardi, Marilena Muntean, Margarita Choulga, and Greet Janssens-Maenhout
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 5655–5683, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-5655-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-5655-2021, 2021
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31 Mar 2021
Evaluating stratospheric ozone and water vapour changes in CMIP6 models from 1850 to 2100
James Keeble, Birgit Hassler, Antara Banerjee, Ramiro Checa-Garcia, Gabriel Chiodo, Sean Davis, Veronika Eyring, Paul T. Griffiths, Olaf Morgenstern, Peer Nowack, Guang Zeng, Jiankai Zhang, Greg Bodeker, Susannah Burrows, Philip Cameron-Smith, David Cugnet, Christopher Danek, Makoto Deushi, Larry W. Horowitz, Anne Kubin, Lijuan Li, Gerrit Lohmann, Martine Michou, Michael J. Mills, Pierre Nabat, Dirk Olivié, Sungsu Park, Øyvind Seland, Jens Stoll, Karl-Hermann Wieners, and Tongwen Wu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 5015–5061, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-5015-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-5015-2021, 2021
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22 Mar 2021
The behavior of high-CAPE (convective available potential energy) summer convection in large-domain large-eddy simulations with ICON
Harald Rybka, Ulrike Burkhardt, Martin Köhler, Ioanna Arka, Luca Bugliaro, Ulrich Görsdorf, Ákos Horváth, Catrin I. Meyer, Jens Reichardt, Axel Seifert, and Johan Strandgren
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 4285–4318, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4285-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4285-2021, 2021
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Scheduled special issues
31 Mar 2021–31 Dec 2023 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Graham Feingold and Gordon McFiggans | Co-organizers: Simon Unterstrasser and Sylwester Arabas | Information
22 Feb 2021–31 Jan 2023 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Franziska Glassmeier and Timothy Garrett | Co-organizers: Silke Trömel and Johannes Quaas | Information
01 Feb 2021–31 Dec 2022 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Corinna Hoose and Steven Brown | Co-organizers: Jeffrey S. Reid, Susan van den Heever, Luke Ziemba, and Larry Di Girolamo | Information
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
News
07 May 2021 Robust winter warming over Eurasia under stratospheric sulfate geoengineering – the role of stratospheric dynamics

The authors find that simulated stratospheric sulfate geoengineering could lead to warmer Eurasian winters alongside a drier Mediterranean and wetting to the north.

07 May 2021 Robust winter warming over Eurasia under stratospheric sulfate geoengineering – the role of stratospheric dynamics

The authors find that simulated stratospheric sulfate geoengineering could lead to warmer Eurasian winters alongside a drier Mediterranean and wetting to the north.

29 Apr 2021 Long-term trends in air quality in major cities in the UK and India: a view from space

The authors find satellite observations of atmospheric composition generally reproduce variability in surface air pollution, so they use their long record to estimate air quality trends in major UK and Indian cities.

29 Apr 2021 Long-term trends in air quality in major cities in the UK and India: a view from space

The authors find satellite observations of atmospheric composition generally reproduce variability in surface air pollution, so they use their long record to estimate air quality trends in major UK and Indian cities.

26 Apr 2021 Observing the timescales of aerosol–cloud interactions in snapshot satellite images

Cloud responses to aerosol are time-sensitive, but this development is rarely observed. This study uses isolated aerosol perturbations from ships to measure this development and shows that macrophysical (width, cloud fraction, detectability) and microphysical (droplet number) properties of ship tracks vary strongly with time since emission, background cloud and meteorological state.

26 Apr 2021 Observing the timescales of aerosol–cloud interactions in snapshot satellite images

Cloud responses to aerosol are time-sensitive, but this development is rarely observed. This study uses isolated aerosol perturbations from ships to measure this development and shows that macrophysical (width, cloud fraction, detectability) and microphysical (droplet number) properties of ship tracks vary strongly with time since emission, background cloud and meteorological state.