Reactions of Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds in the Atmosphere

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Chemistry and Biology of Volatiles
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9780470777787
StatePublished - Aug 13 2010


  • Biogenic VOC emissions and atmospheric chemistry - ecosystem process influence on oxidative power of atmosphere
  • Biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOCs)
  • Gas phase chemistry within and above forests
  • Gas phase oxidation of BVOCs
  • Principal oxidation pathways - leading to processing of BVOCs
  • Ratio of anthropogenic to biogenic VOCs - proximity to urban and suburban sources
  • Reactions of biogenic volatile organic compounds in atmosphere
  • Types of emitted BVOCs and general roles in atmospheric chemistry
  • Urban and suburban airsheds emitted BVOCs - potential to enhance tropospheric O3 production rates
  • Volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions - from natural ecosystems

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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