Atmospheric Composition Observations by Armin SorooshianAtmospheric Composition Observations by Armin Sorooshian

Atmospheric Composition Observations

Guest editorArmin Sorooshian

Hardcover | November 4, 2016

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The composition of the atmosphere is a critical factor in understanding the nature and magnitude of processes associated with the planet’s energy balance, clouds and precipitation, biogeochemical cycling of nutrients, and public health and welfare. A detailed understanding of trace gases, aerosol particles, and hydrometeors is challenging due to the combination of their physicochemical complexity, variable lifetimes, and spatial inhomogeneity. Recent advances in instrumentation have resulted in improved measurements and an increased understanding of atmospheric composition. Laboratory and field in-situ measurement studies have benefited from such improvements, including improved spatial and temporal resolution, the ability to sample in challenging conditions (e.g., on airborne platforms, in clouds, at widely ranging pressure and temperature conditions), and the ability to measure a wider range of chemical species, and, in the case of aerosol particles, to detect smaller sizes. Remote sensing capabilities have increased in recent years, thus offering new views of atmospheric composition across broad spatiotemporal ranges. Manuscripts related to all aspects of atmospheric observations are included in this Special Issue, including advances in observational techniques and scientific insights into atmospheric composition.

Title:Atmospheric Composition ObservationsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 1.06 inShipping dimensions:9.61 × 6.69 × 1.06 inPublished:November 4, 2016Publisher:MDPI AGLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3038422843

ISBN - 13:9783038422846


Table of Contents

(1) The Possible Role of Penning Ionization Processes in Planetary Atmospheres(2) Chemical Composition of Water Soluble Inorganic Species in Precipitation at Shihwa Basin, Korea(3) Airborne Aerosol in Situ Measurements during TCAP: A Closure Study of Total Scattering(4) The Impact of Selected Parameters on Visibility: First Results from a Long-Term Campaign in Warsaw, Poland(5) Study of Black Sand Particles from Sand Dunes in Badr, Saudi Arabia Using Electron Microscopy(6) Characteristics of PM10 and PM2.5 at Mount Wutai Buddhism Scenic Spot, Shanxi, China(7) Analysis of PAHs Associated with Particulate Matter PM2.5 in Two Places at the City of Cuernavaca, Morelos, México(8) Inland Concentrations of Cl2 and ClNO2 in Southeast Texas Suggest Chlorine Chemistry Significantly Contributes to Atmospheric Reactivity(9) CCN Properties of Organic Aerosol Collected Below and within Marine Stratocumulus Clouds near Monterey, California(10) The Influence of Sandstorms and Long-Range Transport on Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in PM2.5 in the High-Altitude Atmosphere of Southern China(11) Effect of Nearby Forest Fires on Ground Level Ozone Concentrations in Santiago, Chile(12) Frequency and Character of Extreme Aerosol Events in the Southwestern United States: A Case Study Analysis in Arizona(13) Windblown Dust Deposition Forecasting and Spread of Contamination around Mine Tailings(14) Decreasing Aerosol Loading in the North American Monsoon Region(15) Characterization of Fine Particulate Matter Emitted from the Resuspension of Road and Pavement Dust in the Metropolitan Area of São Paulo, Brazil