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Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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  • IF value: 5.509 IF 5.509
  • IF 5-year value: 5.689 IF 5-year 5.689
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  • SJR value: 3.032 SJR 3.032
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Executive editors:
Ulrich
 
Pöschl
,
Ken Carslaw, Maria Cristina Facchini, Thomas Koop & Rolf Sander

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) is an 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
14 Dec 2018
Principal component analysis of summertime ground site measurements in the Athabasca oil sands with a focus on analytically unresolved intermediate-volatility organic compounds
Travis W. Tokarek, Charles A. Odame-Ankrah, Jennifer A. Huo, Robert McLaren, Alex K. Y. Lee, Max G. Adam, Megan D. Willis, Jonathan P. D. Abbatt, Cristian Mihele, Andrea Darlington, Richard L. Mittermeier, Kevin Strawbridge, Katherine L. Hayden, Jason S. Olfert, Elijah G. Schnitzler, Duncan K. Brownsey, Faisal V. Assad, Gregory R. Wentworth, Alex G. Tevlin, Douglas E. J. Worthy, Shao-Meng Li, John Liggio, Jeffrey R. Brook, and Hans D. Osthoff
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17819-17841, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17819-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17819-2018, 2018
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14 Dec 2018
Production of particulate brown carbon during atmospheric aging of residential wood-burning emissions
Nivedita K. Kumar, Joel C. Corbin, Emily A. Bruns, Dario Massabó, Jay G. Slowik, Luka Drinovec, Griša Močnik, Paolo Prati, Athanasia Vlachou, Urs Baltensperger, Martin Gysel, Imad El-Haddad, and André S. H. Prévôt
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17843-17861, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17843-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17843-2018, 2018
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14 Dec 2018
Radiative effect and climate impacts of brown carbon with the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM5)
Hunter Brown, Xiaohong Liu, Yan Feng, Yiquan Jiang, Mingxuan Wu, Zheng Lu, Chenglai Wu, Shane Murphy, and Rudra Pokhrel
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17745-17768, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17745-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17745-2018, 2018
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14 Dec 2018
Secondary organic aerosol production from local emissions dominates the organic aerosol budget over Seoul, South Korea, during KORUS-AQ
Benjamin A. Nault, Pedro Campuzano-Jost, Douglas A. Day, Jason C. Schroder, Bruce Anderson, Andreas J. Beyersdorf, Donald R. Blake, William H. Brune, Yonghoon Choi, Chelsea A. Corr, Joost A. de Gouw, Jack Dibb, Joshua P. DiGangi, Glenn S. Diskin, Alan Fried, L. Gregory Huey, Michelle J. Kim, Christoph J. Knote, Kara D. Lamb, Taehyoung Lee, Taehyun Park, Sally E. Pusede, Eric Scheuer, Kenneth L. Thornhill, Jung-Hun Woo, and Jose L. Jimenez
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17769-17800, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17769-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17769-2018, 2018
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14 Dec 2018
Measurements of I/SVOCs in biomass-burning smoke using solid-phase extraction disks and two-dimensional gas chromatography
Lindsay E. Hatch, Albert Rivas-Ubach, Coty N. Jen, Mary Lipton, Allen H. Goldstein, and Kelley C. Barsanti
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17801-17817, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17801-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17801-2018, 2018
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Highlight articles
11 Dec 2018
The impact of mineral dust on cloud formation during the Saharan dust event in April 2014 over Europe
Michael Weger, Bernd Heinold, Christa Engler, Ulrich Schumann, Axel Seifert, Romy Fößig, Christiane Voigt, Holger Baars, Ulrich Blahak, Stephan Borrmann, Corinna Hoose, Stefan Kaufmann, Martina Krämer, Patric Seifert, Fabian Senf, Johannes Schneider, and Ina Tegen
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17545-17572, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17545-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17545-2018, 2018
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19 Nov 2018
Mesospheric bores at southern midlatitudes observed by ISS-IMAP/VISI: a first report of an undulating wave front
Yuta Hozumi, Akinori Saito, Takeshi Sakanoi, Atsushi Yamazaki, and Keisuke Hosokawa
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 16399-16407, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-16399-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-16399-2018, 2018
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02 Nov 2018
Additional global climate cooling by clouds due to ice crystal complexity
Emma Järvinen, Olivier Jourdan, David Neubauer, Bin Yao, Chao Liu, Meinrat O. Andreae, Ulrike Lohmann, Manfred Wendisch, Greg M. McFarquhar, Thomas Leisner, and Martin Schnaiter
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15767-15781, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-15767-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-15767-2018, 2018
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30 Oct 2018
Mesoscale fine structure of a tropopause fold over mountains
Wolfgang Woiwode, Andreas Dörnbrack, Martina Bramberger, Felix Friedl-Vallon, Florian Haenel, Michael Höpfner, Sören Johansson, Erik Kretschmer, Isabell Krisch, Thomas Latzko, Hermann Oelhaf, Johannes Orphal, Peter Preusse, Björn-Martin Sinnhuber, and Jörn Ungermann
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15643-15667, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-15643-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-15643-2018, 2018
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09 Oct 2018
Ice crystal number concentration estimates from lidar–radar satellite remote sensing – Part 1: Method and evaluation
Odran Sourdeval, Edward Gryspeerdt, Martina Krämer, Tom Goren, Julien Delanoë, Armin Afchine, Friederike Hemmer, and Johannes Quaas
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 14327-14350, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-14327-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-14327-2018, 2018
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Scheduled special issues
Marine organic matter: from biological production in the ocean to organic aerosol particles and marine clouds (ACP/OS inter-journal SI)
01 Feb 2019–31 Jan 2021 | K. Kawamura, P. Zieger, and M. van Pinxteren | Information
01 Nov 2018–31 Oct 2021 | J.-F. Doussin, G. McFiggans, C. George, J. D. S Surratt, J. F. Hamilton, I. Riipinen, A. K. Bertram, and N. L. Ng | Information
08 Oct 2018–31 Dec 2019 | J. Joiner, B. Veihelmann, D. Loyola, H. Worden, J. Kim, H. Boesch, P. Levelt, I. Aben, and T. Röckmann | Information
Air Quality Research at Street-Level (ACP/GMD inter-journal SI)
01 Sep 2018–01 Sep 2021 | Y. Zhang, K. Sartelet, S. Gong, and Q. Zhang | Information
01 Aug 2018–31 Dec 2019 | J. S. Fu, G. R. Carmichael, Z. Wang, Y. Cheng, and Q. Zhang | Information
News
07 Dec 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the ACP website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading ACP articles.

07 Dec 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the ACP website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading ACP articles.

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) – not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) – not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

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