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The Relative Contribution Of Biogenic And Anthropogenic VOC To Formic And Acetic Acid Studied By Carbon Isotopic Analysis

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EURO990552

Volume

36

Pages

4

Published

1999

Size

312 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

M. Glasius, P. Homung, J.K. Jacobsen, H.S. Klausen, K.C. Klitgaard, C.K. Moller A.P.F. Petersen, L. Petersen, S. Wessel, T. Stroyer Hansen C. Lohse, E. Boaretto and J. Heinemeier

Abstract

The Relative Contribution of Biogenic and Anthropogenic VOC to Formic and Acetic Acid Studied by Carbon Isotopic Analysis Guest contribution M Glasius\ P Homung\ J.K. Jacobsen\ HS Klausen KC Klitgaard*, CK M011er\ A.P.F. Petersen\ L Petersen*, S. Wessel\ T Stroyer Hansen\ C Lohse*, E. Boaretto^ and J. Heinemeier^ * Department of Chemistry, Odense University, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark 14C Dating Laboratory, Institute of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark Introduction In order to develop effective abatement strategies for ozone and other photochemical oxidants, it is important to know the relative contribution of anthropogenic and biogenic volatile organic compounds (VOC) to smog formation. At present, it is not clear whether reductions of anthropogenic emissions may contribute significantly to reduction in tropospheri

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