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Measurement of organic aerosol precursors over an oak forest

Cape, J. Neil; House, Emily; Nemitz, Eiko; Thomas, Rick; Phillips, Gavin; Heal, Mat. 2007 Measurement of organic aerosol precursors over an oak forest. In: Burrows, J., (ed.) Volatile organic compounds in the polluted atmosphere: The 3rd ACCENT Barnsdale Expert Meeting. Urbino, ACCENT Secretariat, 206-209.

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Abstract/Summary

Emission fluxes of isoprene, its oxidation products, and other oxygenated VOCs were measured using eddy covariance above a mixed oak forest in southern England during summer 2005. VOC concentrations were measured using proton-transfer reaction mass spectrometry. Fluxes of isoprene and its oxidation products (MVK and MACR) followed a diurnal pattern consistent with biogenic emission from the forest canopy. Fluxes of other oxygenated VOCs followed a more complex pattern, consistent with vehicle-related sources beyond the forest.

Item Type: Publication - Book Section
Programmes: CEH Programmes pre-2009 publications > Biogeochemistry
CEH Sections: Billett (to November 2013)
NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
Atmospheric Sciences
Date made live: 22 Jan 2008 12:41
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/1713

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