Isoprene oxidation products are a significant atmospheric aerosol component Journal Article uri icon



  • Abstract. Glycolaldehyde, hydroxyacetone, and methylglyoxal, which are known isoprene oxidation products, were collected during two field experiments using an annular denuder sampling system and compared to a model calculation. The compounds in gas and aerosol phases were determined during both experiments. Global variation and distribution of the aerosol mass contribution of the compounds were predicted using the measurements, the box model results, and gas-phase concentrations and humidity simulated by a global 3-D model. Here we report the estimates of a global annual contribution of 35 (10–120) Tg of aerosol organic matter from isoprene.;

publication date

  • November 2, 2005

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  • June 10, 2014 4:41 AM

Full Author List

  • Matsunaga SN; Wiedinmyer C; Guenther AB; Orlando JJ; Karl T; Toohey DW; Greenberg JP; Kajii Y

author count

  • 8

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