Special Issue "Atmospheric Chemistry of Volatile Organic Compounds: Kinetics, Degradation Mechanisms, and Secondary Organic Aerosols"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 July 2023) | Viewed by 2473
Interests: atmospheric chemistry; photochemistry; physical chemistry; gas phase kinetics; chemical degradation mechanism; aerosols
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Atmospheric chemistry and related topics have been attracting continuous interest over the last few decades. Climate variability and changes have impacted the lifecycles, unbalancing the concentration of the constituents of the Earth’s atmosphere. The budget of gases and particles in the atmosphere is strongly affected by these modifications, further influencing atmospheric processes. The reactivity, composition, and dynamics of trace gases in the atmosphere have challenged our understanding of the chemistry and physics of atmospheric processes. Biogenic and anthropogenic sources of volatile organic compounds are more complex than decades ago, intriguing scientists.
With this Special Issue, we invite you to submit your scientific research articles, which cover a broad range of topics on chemistry and physics of atmosphere from gas-phase reactivity and degradation mechanism to secondary organic aerosol formation. Your contributions may include recent experimental work and modeling studies. The topics of interest are around the aim to better understand atmospheric processes but are not limited to:
- Ozone, OH and NO3 radicals, and chlorine atoms gas-phase kinetics;
- Investigations on the relevant atmospheric photochemical processes;
- Structure–activity relationship and reactivity studies;
- Gas-phase mechanistic investigations of chemical reactions;
- VOC chemical degradation and product formation;
- Modeling applications of reaction kinetics and mechanisms;
- Formation of secondary organic aerosols from gas phase reactions of VOCs—size distribution, formation yield, and modeling studies;
- Theoretical and/or computational methodology of atmospheric general interest.
Dr. Iustinian Gabriel Bejan
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Atmosphere is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- atmospheric chemistry
- secondary organic aerosol
- solar radiation
- chemical reaction mechanisms
- physical chemistry
- gas-phase kinetics
- gas-phase reaction products
- chemical degradation
- chemical reactivity
- aerosol composition
- biogenic and anthropogenic VOCs