Chapter 5. Heterogeneous Catalysis in the Troposphere

  1. Prof. Dr. G. Ertl2,
  2. Prof. Dr. H. Knözinger3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. J. Weitkamp3
  1. V. N. Parmon and
  2. K. I. Zamaraev

Published Online: 4 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619412.ch5

Environmental Catalysis

Environmental Catalysis

How to Cite

Parmon, V. N. and Zamaraev, K. I. (1999) Heterogeneous Catalysis in the Troposphere, in Environmental Catalysis (eds G. Ertl, H. Knözinger and J. Weitkamp), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619412.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Fritz-Haber-Institute of the Max Planck Society, Dept. Physical Chemistry, Faradayweg 4-6, D-14195 Berlin, Germany

  2. 3

    Ludwig-Maximilian-University, Insititute of Physical Chemistry, Sophienstr. 11, D-80333 München, Germany

Author Information

  1. Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Prospect Akademika Lavrentieva, 5, Novosibirsk 630090/Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 AUG 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527298273

Online ISBN: 9783527619412



  • atmospheric compounds;
  • chemical transformations;
  • photocatalysts;
  • carbon dioxide;
  • photocatalysts


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • The Atmosphere as a Global Catalytic and Photocatalytic Reactor

  • Thermal Heterogeneous Catalytic Processes over Ice Particles, in Water Droplets or Sulfuric Acid Aerosols

  • Heterogeneous Photocatalytic Reactions in the Troposphere

  • Role of Absorption and Adsorption in Tropospheric Catalysis and Photocatalysis

  • Conclusions