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Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Executive editors:
Ulrich
 
Pöschl
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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
21 Aug 2019
Arctic clouds in ECHAM6 and their sensitivity to cloud microphysics and surface fluxes
Jan Kretzschmar, Marc Salzmann, Johannes Mülmenstädt, and Johannes Quaas
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 10571–10589, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10571-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10571-2019, 2019
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21 Aug 2019
NH3-promoted hydrolysis of NO2 induces explosive growth in HONO
Wanyun Xu, Ye Kuang, Chunsheng Zhao, Jiangchuan Tao, Gang Zhao, Yuxuan Bian, Wen Yang, Yingli Yu, Chuanyang Shen, Linlin Liang, Gen Zhang, Weili Lin, and Xiaobin Xu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 10557–10570, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10557-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10557-2019, 2019
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21 Aug 2019
New particle formation, growth and apparent shrinkage at a rural background site in western Saudi Arabia
Simo Hakala, Mansour A. Alghamdi, Pauli Paasonen, Ville Vakkari, Mamdouh I. Khoder, Kimmo Neitola, Lubna Dada, Ahmad S. Abdelmaksoud, Hisham Al-Jeelani, Ibrahim I. Shabbaj, Fahd M. Almehmadi, Anu-Maija Sundström, Heikki Lihavainen, Veli-Matti Kerminen, Jenni Kontkanen, Markku Kulmala, Tareq Hussein, and Antti-Pekka Hyvärinen
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 10537–10555, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10537-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10537-2019, 2019
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21 Aug 2019
Evaluating the relative importance of northern African mineral dust sources using remote sensing
Natalie L. Bakker, Nick A. Drake, and Charlie S. Bristow
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 10525–10535, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10525-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10525-2019, 2019
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21 Aug 2019
Large contribution of meteorological factors to inter-decadal changes in regional aerosol optical depth
Huizheng Che, Ke Gui, Xiangao Xia, Yaqiang Wang, Brent N. Holben, Philippe Goloub, Emilio Cuevas-Agulló, Hong Wang, Yu Zheng, Hujia Zhao, and Xiaoye Zhang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 10497–10523, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10497-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10497-2019, 2019
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Highlight articles
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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08 Jul 2019
Evaluation of global simulations of aerosol particle and cloud condensation nuclei number, with implications for cloud droplet formation
George S. Fanourgakis, Maria Kanakidou, Athanasios Nenes, Susanne E. Bauer, Tommi Bergman, Ken S. Carslaw, Alf Grini, Douglas S. Hamilton, Jill S. Johnson, Vlassis A. Karydis, Alf Kirkevåg, John K. Kodros, Ulrike Lohmann, Gan Luo, Risto Makkonen, Hitoshi Matsui, David Neubauer, Jeffrey R. Pierce, Julia Schmale, Philip Stier, Kostas Tsigaridis, Twan van Noije, Hailong Wang, Duncan Watson-Parris, Daniel M. Westervelt, Yang Yang, Masaru Yoshioka, Nikos Daskalakis, Stefano Decesari, Martin Gysel-Beer, Nikos Kalivitis, Xiaohong Liu, Natalie M. Mahowald, Stelios Myriokefalitakis, Roland Schrödner, Maria Sfakianaki, Alexandra P. Tsimpidi, Mingxuan Wu, and Fangqun Yu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8591–8617, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8591-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8591-2019, 2019
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04 Jul 2019
Emission of trace gases and aerosols from biomass burning – an updated assessment
Meinrat O. Andreae
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8523–8546, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8523-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8523-2019, 2019
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Scheduled special issues
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
01 Jun 2019–30 Jun 2020 | ACP Co-editors | Coordinator: Maria Kanakidou | Information
10 May 2019–indefinite | ACP co-editors | Coordinator: Rolf Sander | Information
News
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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29 May 2019 Publish your video abstract

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