Can a “state of the art” chemistry transport model simulate Amazonian tropospheric chemistry?
Michael P. Barkley, Paul I. Palmer, Laurens Ganzeveld, Almut Arneth, Daniel Hagberg, Thomas Karl, Alex Guenther, Fabien Paulot, Paul O. Wennberg, Jingqiu Mao, Thomas P. Kurosu, Kelly Chance, J.-F. Müller, Isabelle De Smedt, Michel Van Roozendael, Dan Chen, Yuxuan Wang and Robert M. Yantosca
Article first published online: 17 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2011JD015893
- Isoprene emissions from Amazon are highly uncertain
- Choice of chemical mechanism/isoprene emissions has a large effect on HCHO columns
- Model HCHO columns have positive bias compared with SCIAMACHY and OMI