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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

26 Mar 2024 The 2023 ACP Paul Crutzen Publication Award

The 2023 ACP Paul Crutzen Publication Award has been presented to recognize two outstanding publications in ACP that advance our understanding of atmospheric chemistry and physics. Read more.

26 Mar 2024 The 2023 ACP Paul Crutzen Publication Award

The 2023 ACP Paul Crutzen Publication Award has been presented to recognize two outstanding publications in ACP that advance our understanding of atmospheric chemistry and physics. Read more.

11 Mar 2024 ACP welcomes 19 new editors

ACP has recruited 19 new editors to strengthen the editorial board across all journal subject areas. Read more.

11 Mar 2024 ACP welcomes 19 new editors

ACP has recruited 19 new editors to strengthen the editorial board across all journal subject areas. Read more.

Highlight articles

20 Mar 2024
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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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01 Mar 2024
| Highlight paper
Opinion: Stratospheric ozone – depletion, recovery and new challenges
Martyn P. Chipperfield and Slimane Bekki
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 2783–2802, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-2783-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-2783-2024, 2024
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Recent papers

12 Apr 2024
Contribution of cooking emissions to the urban volatile organic compounds in Las Vegas, NV
Matthew M. Coggon, Chelsea E. Stockwell, Lu Xu, Jeff Peischl, Jessica B. Gilman, Aaron Lamplugh, Henry J. Bowman, Kenneth Aikin, Colin Harkins, Qindan Zhu, Rebecca H. Schwantes, Jian He, Meng Li, Karl Seltzer, Brian McDonald, and Carsten Warneke
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 4289–4304, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4289-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4289-2024, 2024
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11 Apr 2024
Atmospheric NH3 in urban Beijing: long-term variations and implications for secondary inorganic aerosol control
Ziru Lan, Xiaoyi Zhang, Weili Lin, Xiaobin Xu, Zhiqiang Ma, Jun Jin, Lingyan Wu, and Yangmei Zhang
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-375,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-375, 2024
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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11 Apr 2024
A global re-analysis of regionally resolved emissions and atmospheric mole fractions of SF6 for the period 2005–2021
Martin Vojta, Andreas Plach, Saurabh Annadate, Sunyong Park, Gawon Lee, Pallav Purohit, Florian Lindl, Xin Lan, Jens Mühle, Rona L. Thompson, and Andreas Stohl
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-811,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-811, 2024
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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11 Apr 2024
Diurnal evolution of non-precipitating marine stratocumuli in an LES ensemble
Yao-Sheng Chen, Jianhao Zhang, Fabian Hoffmann, Takanobu Yamaguchi, Franziska Glassmeier, Xiaoli Zhou, and Graham Feingold
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1033,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1033, 2024
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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11 Apr 2024
Revealing dominant patterns of aerosols regimes in the lower troposphere and their evolution from preindustrial times to the future in global climate model simulations
Jingmin Li, Mattia Righi, Johannes Hendricks, Christof G. Beer, Ulrike Burkhardt, and Anja Schmidt
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1024,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1024, 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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