Tropospheric Halogen Chemistry:Sources, Cycling, and Impacts

Simpson, William R., Brown, Steven S., Saiz-Lopez, Alfonso, Thornton, Joel A. and von Glasow, Roland (2015) Tropospheric Halogen Chemistry:Sources, Cycling, and Impacts. Chemical Reviews, 115 (10). pp. 4035-4062. ISSN 0009-2665

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Abstract

In the past 40 years, atmospheric chemists have come to realize that halogens exert a powerful influence on the chemical composition of the troposphere and through that influence affect the fate of pollutants and may affect climate. Of particular note for climate is that halogen cycles affect methane, ozone, and particles, all of which are powerful climate forcing agents through direct and indirect radiative effects. This influencecomes from the high reactivity of atomic halogen radicals (e.g.,Cl, Br, I) and halogen oxides (e.g., ClO, BrO, IO, and higher oxides), known as reactive halogen species in this review. These reactive halogens are potent oxidizers for organic and inorganic compounds throughout the troposphere.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: marine boundary-layer,ozone depletion events,tropical atlantic-ocean,in-situ measurements,sea-salt aerosol,chlorine emissions inventory,ground-based measurements,air-snowpack exchange,1-d model phantas,iodine monoxide
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2016 12:00
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2020 00:23
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/56005
DOI: 10.1021/cr5006638

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