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Executive editors : Ken Carslaw & Barbara Ervens
eISSN: ACP 1680-7324, ACPD 1680-7375

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and public discussion of studies investigating Earth's atmosphere and the underlying chemical and physical processes. ACP publishes studies with important implications for our understanding of the state and behaviour of the atmosphere and climate, including the troposphere, stratosphere, and mesosphere.

Topics include gases, aerosols, clouds, precipitation, dynamics, radiation, and their role in the Earth's climate system (including the biosphere, hydrosphere, and cryosphere). Research activities include laboratory studies, field measurements, remote sensing, modelling and data analysis, and machine learning (for details see journal subject areas).

Transparent peer review for 20 years: for 20 years, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics has been a pioneer in transparent peer review. Submitted preprints, reviews, and author replies are posted and permanently archived on the journal website. This unique approach ensures the highest levels of scientific transparency and integrity, as well as fair peer review for authors.
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News

25 Apr 2024 ACP Outstanding Referee and Editor Awards 2023

The high quality and success of ACP greatly depend on the huge voluntary contributions of expert referees and editors. In recognition of exceptional contributions in these capacities, ACP is pleased to announce the recipients of the Outstanding Referee and Editor Awards 2023. Read more.

25 Apr 2024 ACP Outstanding Referee and Editor Awards 2023

The high quality and success of ACP greatly depend on the huge voluntary contributions of expert referees and editors. In recognition of exceptional contributions in these capacities, ACP is pleased to announce the recipients of the Outstanding Referee and Editor Awards 2023. Read more.

19 Apr 2024 New agreement between Swedish Bibsam Consortium and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the Swedish National Consortium, Bibsam. Through the agreement, authors affiliated with Bibsam member institutions benefit from the direct settlement of article-processing charges (APCs) in all journals published by Copernicus Publications. Read more.

19 Apr 2024 New agreement between Swedish Bibsam Consortium and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the Swedish National Consortium, Bibsam. Through the agreement, authors affiliated with Bibsam member institutions benefit from the direct settlement of article-processing charges (APCs) in all journals published by Copernicus Publications. Read more.

Highlight articles

24 May 2024
Extensive coverage of ultrathin tropical tropopause layer cirrus clouds revealed by balloon-borne lidar observations
Thomas Lesigne, François Ravetta, Aurélien Podglajen, Vincent Mariage, and Jacques Pelon
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 5935–5952, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-5935-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-5935-2024, 2024
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20 Mar 2024
Observations of cyanogen bromide (BrCN) in the global troposphere and their relation to polar surface O3 destruction
James M. Roberts, Siyuan Wang, Patrick R. Veres, J. Andrew Neuman, Michael A. Robinson, Ilann Bourgeois, Jeff Peischl, Thomas B. Ryerson, Chelsea R. Thompson, Hannah M. Allen, John D. Crounse, Paul O. Wennberg, Samuel R. Hall, Kirk Ullmann, Simone Meinardi, Isobel J. Simpson, and Donald Blake
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 3421–3443, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-3421-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-3421-2024, 2024
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Recent papers

29 May 2024
Simultaneous organic aerosol source apportionment at two Antarctic sites reveals large-scale and ecoregion-specific components
Marco Paglione, David C. S. Beddows, Anna Jones, Thomas Lachlan-Cope, Matteo Rinaldi, Stefano Decesari, Francesco Manarini, Mara Russo, Karam Mansour, Roy M. Harrison, Andrea Mazzanti, Emilio Tagliavini, and Manuel Dall'Osto
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 6305–6322, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6305-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6305-2024, 2024
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29 May 2024
Comparison of water-soluble and water-insoluble organic compositions attributing to different light absorption efficiency between residential coal and biomass burning emissions
Lu Zhang, Jin Li, Yaojie Li, Xinlei Liu, Zhihan Luo, Guofeng Shen, and Shu Tao
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 6323–6337, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6323-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6323-2024, 2024
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29 May 2024
Modeling atmospheric brown carbon in the GISS ModelE Earth system model
Maegan A. DeLessio, Kostas Tsigaridis, Susanne E. Bauer, Jacek Chowdhary, and Gregory L. Schuster
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 6275–6304, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6275-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6275-2024, 2024
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29 May 2024
Assessment of the 11-year solar cycle signals in the middle atmosphere in multiple-model ensemble simulations
Wenjuan Huo, Tobias Spiegl, Sebastian Wahl, Katja Matthes, Ulrike Langematz, Holger Pohlmann, and Jürgen Kröger
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1288,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1288, 2024
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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29 May 2024
Constraining net long term climate feedback from satellite observed internal variability possible by mid 2030s
Alejandro Uribe, Frida Bender, and Thorsten Mauritsen
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1559,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1559, 2024
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Scheduled special issues

10 Nov 2023–indefinite | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Aurélien Dommergue (Grenoble Alpes University, France) and Ralf Ebinghaus (Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Germany)| Co-organizers: Ashu Dastoor (Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada), Helene Angot (CNRS/Grenoble Alpes University, France), Aryeh Feinberg (Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA), Che-Jen Lin (Lamar University, USA), Andrei Ryjkov (Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada), Oleg Travnikov (Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia), and Qingru Wu (State Key Joint Laboratory of Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control, China) | Information
02 Nov 2023–31 Oct 2026 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Maria Kanakidou (University of Crete, Greece) and James Allan (University of Manchester, UK) | Co-organizers: Suzanne Fietz (Stellenbosch University, South Afrca), Douglas Hamilton (North Carolina State University, USA), Akinori Ito (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan), Morgane Perron (Laboratoire des Sciences de l'Environnement Marin, France), and Mingjin Tang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) | Information
01 Oct 2023–31 Aug 2025 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Lisa Whalley (University of Leeds, United Kingdom), Manabu Shiraiwa (University of California, Irvine, United States), | Co-organizers: Christopher Cantrell (Laboratoire Interuniversitaire des Systèmes Atmosphériques, France), Valérie Gros (French National Centre for Scientific Research, France), and Piero Di Carlo (University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy) | Information
26 Jun 2023–30 Jun 2025 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Martina Krämer and Paul Zieger | Co-organizers: Manfred Wendisch and Susanne Crewell | Information
01 Mar 2023–31 Jul 2024 | ACP co-editors | Coordinators: Bryan N. Duncan and Andreas Hofzumahaus | Co-organizers: Owen R. Cooper and Martin G. Schultz | Information

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