WIT Press


A New Mechanism For Regional Atmospheric Chemistry Modelling

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EURO990862

Volume

36

Pages

5

Published

1999

Size

415 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

W.R. Stockwell, F. Kirchner M. Kuhn and S. Seefeld

Abstract

A New Mechanism for Regional Atmospheric Chemistry Modelling A contribution to subproject CMD W.R. Stockwell', F Kirchner^ M. Kuhn' and S. Seefeld* *Fraunhofer Institute for Atmospheric Environmental Research (IFU), Kreuzeckbahnstr. 19, D-82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany ^ Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, DGR, Ecole Poly technique, Federate de Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland * Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science Technology (EAWAG), ETH Zurich, Switzerland Introduction Chemical mechanisms are used by air quality models to predict the formation of photochemical air pollutants. Therefore the chemical mechanism used by a model is one of its most important components. Unfortunately there are many unknowns in the knowledge of gas-phase atmospheric chemistry. As new information becomes available it must be incorporated into the mechanis

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