Recent Publications of the Laboratory for Air Pollution / Environmental Technology

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Publications 2024

Pernov, J. B.; Harris, E.; Volpi, M.; Baumgartner, T.; Hohermuth, B.; Henne, S.; Aeberhard, W. H.; Becagli, S.; Quinn, P. K.; Traversi, R.; et al. Pan-Arctic methanesulfonic acid aerosol: source regions, atmospheric drivers, and future projections. npj Cim. Atmos. Sci. 2024, 7 (1), 166 (18 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41612-024-00712-3
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Laj, P.; Lund Myhre, C.; Riffault, V.; Amiridis, V.; Fuchs, H.; Eleftheriadis, K.; Petäjä, T.; Salameh, T.; Kivekäs, N.; Juurola, E.; et al. Aerosol, clouds and trace gases research infrastructure (ACTRIS): the European research infrastructure supporting atmospheric science. Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc. 2024. https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-23-0064.1
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Ge, Y.; Solberg, S.; Heal, M. R.; Reimann, S.; van Caspel, W.; Hellack, B.; Salameh, T.; Simpson, D. Evaluation of modelled versus observed non-methane volatile organic compounds at European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme sites in Europe. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2024, 24 (13), 7699-7729. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-7699-2024
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Osterwalder, S.; Schibler, R.; Hüglin, C.; Schwarzenbach, B.; Stupple, G.; MacSween, K.; Bishop, K.; Alewell, C.; Buchmann, N. Spatial and seasonal dynamics of gaseous elemental mercury concentrations over Switzerland observed by a passive air sampler network. Environ. Sci. Atmos. 2024. https://doi.org/10.1039/D4EA00052H
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Meier, S.; Koene, E. F. M.; Krol, M.; Brunner, D.; Damm, A.; Kuhlmann, G. A lightweight NO2-to-NOx conversion model for quantifying NOx emissions of point sources from NO2 satellite observations. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2024, 24 (13), 7667-7686. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-7667-2024
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Wang, Y.; An, M.; Western, L. M.; Prinn, R. G.; Hu, J.; Zhao, X.; Rigby, M.; Mühle, J.; Vollmer, M. K.; Weiss, R. F.; et al. Rising perfluorocyclobutane (PFC-318, c-C4F8) emissions in China from 2011 to 2020 inferred from atmospheric observations. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2024. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.3c10325
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Western, L. M.; Daniel, J. S.; Vollmer, M. K.; Clingan, S.; Crotwell, M.; Fraser, P. J.; Ganesan, A. L.; Hall, B.; Harth, C. M.; Krummel, P. B.; et al. A decrease in radiative forcing and equivalent effective chlorine from hydrochlorofluorocarbons. Nat. Clim. Chang. 2024. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-024-02038-7
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Kuhlmann, G.; Koene, E.; Meier, S.; Santaren, D.; Broquet, G.; Chevallier, F.; Hakkarainen, J.; Nurmela, J.; Amorós, L.; Tamminen, J.; et al. The ddeq Python library for point source quantification from remote sensing images (version 1.0). Geosci. Model Dev. 2024, 17 (12), 4773-4789. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-4773-2024
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Koene, E. F. M.; Brunner, D.; Kuhlmann, G. On the theory of the divergence method for quantifying source emissions from satellite observations. J. Geophys. Res. D 2024, 129 (12), e2023JD039904 (26 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1029/2023JD039904
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Hu, M.; Yu, Z.; Griffis, T. J.; Yang, W. H.; Mohn, J.; Millet, D. B.; Baker, J. M.; Wang, D. Hydrologic connectivity regulates riverine N2O sources and dynamics. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2024, 58 (22), 9701-9713. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.4c01285
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Feng, X.; Zhang, X.; Henne, S.; Zhao, Y. B.; Liu, J.; Chen, T. L.; Wang, J. A hybrid model for enhanced forecasting of PM2.5 spatiotemporal concentrations with high resolution and accuracy. Environ. Pollut. 2024, 355, 124263 (9 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2024.124263
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Hakkarainen, J.; Kuhlmann, G.; Koene, E.; Santaren, D.; Meier, S.; Krol, M. C.; van Stratum, B. J. H.; Ialongo, I.; Chevallier, F.; Tamminen, J.; et al. Analyzing nitrogen dioxide to nitrogen oxide scaling factors for data-driven satellite-based emission estimation methods: A case study of Matimba/Medupi power stations in South Africa. Atmos. Poll. Res. 2024, 15 (7), 102171 (11 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2024.102171
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Steinbacher, M.; Nicely, J. M.; Benedetti, A.; Böll, S.; Fiebig, M.; Gao, M.; Klausen, J.; Laj, P.; Moreno, S.; Pavlovic, R.; et al. Overview of and lessons learned from GAW’s capacity development efforts; GAW report; Report No.: 291; World Meteorological Organization: Geneva, 2024; 28 p.
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Bhattu, D.; Tripathi, S. N.; Bhowmik, H. S.; Moschos, V.; Lee, C. P.; Rauber, M.; Salazar, G.; Abbaszade, G.; Cui, T.; Slowik, J. G.; et al. Local incomplete combustion emissions define the PM2.5 oxidative potential in Northern India. Nat. Commun. 2024, 15 (1), 3517 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-024-47785-5
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Brönnimann, S.; Brugnara, Y.; Wilkinson, C. Early 20th century Southern Hemisphere cooling. Clim. Past 2024, 20 (3), 757-767. https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-757-2024
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Brewer, P. J.; Brown, A.; Flores, E.; Lee, S.; Niederhauser, B.; Norris, J.; Rice, J.; Sorensen, L.; Tanimoto, H.; Viallon, J.; et al. Guidelines: How to implement the new absorption cross-section for ozone concentration measurements; Rapport BIPM; Report No.: 2024/03; Bureau International des Poids et Mesures: Saint-Cloud, 2024; 15 p.
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Viallon, J.; Idrees, F.; Moussay, P.; Wielgosz, R.; Zellweger, C. Final report, ongoing key comparison BIPM.QM-K1, Ozone at ambient level, comparison with EMPA (June 2023). Metrologia 2024, 61 (1A), 08006 (16 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/0026-1394/61/1A/08006
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Lu, L.; Li, L.; Rathod, S.; Hess, P.; Martínez, C.; Fernandez, N.; Goodale, C.; Thies, J.; Wong, M. Y.; Alaimo, M. G.; et al. Characterizing the atmospheric Mn cycle and its impact on terrestrial biogeochemistry. Glob. Biogeochem. Cycles 2024, 38 (4), e2023GB007967 (30 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1029/2023GB007967
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Aas, W.; Fagerli, H.; Alastuey, A.; Cavalli, F.; Degorska, A.; Feigenspan, S.; Brenna, H.; Gliß, J.; Heinesen, D.; Hueglin, C.; et al. Trends in air pollution in Europe, 2000–2019. Aerosol Air Qual. Res. 2024, 24 (4), 230237 (19 pp.). https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.230237
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Garcia-Marlès, M.; Lara, R.; Reche, C.; Pérez, N.; Tobías, A.; Savadkoohi, M.; Beddows, D.; Salma, I.; Vörösmarty, M.; Weidinger, T.; et al. Inter-annual trends of ultrafine particles in urban Europe. Environ. Int. 2024, 185, 108510 (15 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2024.108510
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Thanwerdas, J.; Saunois, M.; Berchet, A.; Pison, I.; Bousquet, P. Investigation of the renewed methane growth post-2007 with high-resolution 3-D variational inverse modeling and isotopic constraints. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2024, 24 (4), 2129-2167. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-2129-2024
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Savadkoohi, M.; Pandolfi, M.; Favez, O.; Putaud, J. P.; Eleftheriadis, K.; Fiebig, M.; Hopke, P. K.; Laj, P.; Wiedensohler, A.; Alados-Arboledas, L.; et al. Recommendations for reporting equivalent black carbon (eBC) mass concentrations based on long-term pan-European in-situ observations. Environ. Int. 2024, 185, 108553 (17 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2024.108553
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Dumont Le Brazidec, J.; Vanderbecken, P.; Farchi, A.; Broquet, G.; Kuhlmann, G.; Bocquet, M. Deep learning applied to CO2 power plant emissions quantification using simulated satellite images. Geosci. Model Dev. 2024, 17 (5), 1995-2014. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-1995-2024
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Steiner, M.; Peters, W.; Luijkx, I.; Henne, S.; Chen, H.; Hammer, S.; Brunner, D. European CH4 inversions with ICON-ART coupled to the carbontracker data assimilation shell. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2024, 24 (4), 2759-2782. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-2759-2024
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Pardo Cantos, I.; Mahieu, E.; Chipperfield, M. P.; Servais, C.; Reimann, S.; Vollmer, M. K. First HFC-134a retrievals from ground-based FTIR solar absorption spectra, comparison with TOMCAT model simulations, in-situ AGAGE observations, and ACE-FTS satellite data for the Jungfraujoch station. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transf. 2024, 318, 108938 (8 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2024.108938
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Hanfland, R.; Brunner, D.; Voigt, C.; Fiehn, A.; Roiger, A.; Pattantyús-Ábrahám, M. The Lagrangian Atmospheric Radionuclide Transport Model (ARTM) – sensitivity studies and evaluation using airborne measurements of power plant emissions. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2024, 24 (4), 2511-2534. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-2511-2024
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Thompson, R. L.; Montzka, S. A.; Vollmer, M. K.; Arduini, J.; Crotwell, M.; Krummel, P. B.; Lunder, C.; Mühle, J.; O'doherty, S.; Prinn, R. G.; et al. Estimation of the atmospheric hydroxyl radical oxidative capacity using multiple hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2024, 24 (2), 1415-1427. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-1415-2024
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Mayer, L.; Degrendele, C.; Šenk, P.; Kohoutek, J.; Přibylová, P.; Kukučka, P.; Melymuk, L.; Durand, A.; Ravier, S.; Alastuey, A.; et al. Widespread pesticide distribution in the European atmosphere questions their degradability in air. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2024, 58 (7), 3342-3352. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.3c08488
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May, M.; Wald, S.; Suter, I.; Brunner, D.; Vardag, S. N. Evaluation of the GRAMM/GRAL model for high-resolution wind fields in Heidelberg, Germany. Atmos. Res. 2024, 300, 107207 (16 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2023.107207
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Heeb, N. V.; Muñoz, M.; Haag, R.; Wyss, S.; Schönenberger, D.; Durdina, L.; Elser, M.; Siegerist, F.; Mohn, J.; Brem, B. T. Corelease of genotoxic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and nanoparticles from a commercial aircraft jet engine – dependence on fuel and thrust. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2024, 58 (3), 1615-1624. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.3c08152
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Patel, A.; Mallik, C.; Chandra, N.; Patra, P. K.; Steinbacher, M. Revisiting regional and seasonal variations in decadal carbon monoxide variability: global reversal of growth rate. Sci. Total Environ. 2024, 909, 168476 (15 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.168476
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Publications 2023

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Publications 2022

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Publications 2021

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