The vast family of volatile organic compounds plays a central role in the chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere. Reactive Hydrocarbons in the Atmosphere provides comprehensive and up-to-date reviews covering all aspects of the behavior, sources, occurrence, and chemistry of these compounds. The book considers both biogenic and anthropogenic sources, plus their effects in the atmosphere at local, regional, and global scales.
* Covers a major component of atmospheric chemistry and air pollution
* Considers both natural background chemistry and pollution processes
* Provides authoritative reviews for a wide range of audiences