Natural Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Plants and their Roles in Oxidant Balance and Particle Formation

  1. Michael Keller,
  2. Michael Bustamante,
  3. John Gash and
  4. Pedro Silva Dias
  1. Jürgen Kesselmeier1,
  2. Alex Guenther2,
  3. Thorsten Hoffmann3,
  4. Maria Teresa Piedade4 and
  5. Jörg Warnke3

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000725

Amazonia and Global Change

Amazonia and Global Change

How to Cite

Kesselmeier, J., Guenther, A., Hoffmann, T., Piedade, M. T. and Warnke, J. (2009) Natural Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Plants and their Roles in Oxidant Balance and Particle Formation, in Amazonia and Global Change (eds M. Keller, M. Bustamante, J. Gash and P. Silva Dias), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000725

Author Information

  1. 1

    Max Planck Institute for Chemistry Mainz, Germany

  2. 2

    National Center for Atmospheric Research Boulder, Colorado, USA

  3. 3

    Institute of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz Mainz, Germany

  4. 4

    Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia Manaus, Brasil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904764

Online ISBN: 9781118670347

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Keywords:

  • Rain forest ecology—Amazon River Region;
  • Biosphere—Research—Amazon River Region;
  • Climatic changes—Amazon River Region;
  • Amazon River Region—Climate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Processes Controlling Trace Gas Exchange Between Vegetation and the Atmosphere

  • Local to Regional Scale Biogenic VOC Flux Measurements and Modeling

  • Atmospheric Chemistry Over Amazonia: Production of Ozone From Biogenic Hydrocarbons, Nox and The Role of OH

  • Formation of Aerosol Particles and Cloud Condensation Nuclei (CCN) From Biogenic Hydrocarbons

  • LBA Contributions to Understanding BVOC Emissions and Their Role in the Earth System