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By P. J. Crutzen (auth.), Prof. Dr. Detlev Möller (eds.)

This is a longer model of lectures that have been held on the summer time workshop Atmosphiirische Umweltforschung im Spannungsfeld zwischen Technik und Natur (At­ mospheric Environmental examine among expertise and Nature) on the Techni­ sixteen, 1996. We have been more than pleased to have Paul J. Crutzen, cal college in Cottbus on July winner of the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1995, proposing the major lecture on glo­ bally altering chemistry within the surroundings. over the past a long time, atmospheric chem­ istry has been tested step-by-step, not only as an utilized self-discipline of chemistry, but additionally as a key self-discipline for our knowing of pollution, biogeochemical biking, and climactic techniques besides. actually, the hot definition of meteorology because the technological know-how of physics and chemistry of the ambience expresses this improvement rather well. The chemistry of the ambience is strongly stimulated through anthropogenic emissions, even on an international scale. due to emissions and chemical reactions, the chemical composition of the ambience impacts the ecosystems at once through depo­ sition of hint components, and ultimately by means of altering the actual weather. hence, during this e-book we mixed state of the art lectures describing the actual and chemi­ cal prestige of the ambience and chosen concerns representing the interface among surroundings, expertise and nature. Oxidising ability, heterogeneous procedures and acidity nonetheless stay as key matters in atmospheric chemistry, even in areas the place effective air keep watch over measures were followed leading to aid of fundamental atmospheric pollutants.

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Pure Appl Geophys 106/108:1385 Crutzen PJ (1974a) A review of upper atmospheric photochemistry. Can J Chern 52:1569 Crutzen PJ (1974b) Estimates of possible future ozone reductions from continued use of fluorochloromethanes (CF,CI" CFCI3). Geophys Res Lett 1:205 Crutzen PJ (1974C) Photochemical reactions initiated by an influencing ozone in unpolluted tropospheric air. Tellus 26:47 Crutzen PJ (1976) The possible importance of CSO for the sulfate layer of the stratosphere. Geophys Res Lett 3:73 Crutzen PJ (1994) Global tropospheric chemistry.

Can J Chern 52:1415 Johnston HS, Whitten G, Birks JW (1973) Effects of nuclear explosions on stratospheric nitric oxide and ozone. J Geophys Res 78:6107 Junge CE, Chagnon CW, Manson JE (1961) Stratospheric aerosols. J Metereorol18:81 Khalil MAK, Rasmussen RA (1993) Global decrease of atmospheric carbon monoxide. Nature 370:639 Kley D, Smit HG J, Vomel H, Oltmans S, Grassl H, Ramanathan V, Crutzen PJ (1996) Extremely low upper tropospheric ozone observations in the convective regions of the Pacific.

Science 264:1759 Levy H (1971) Normal atmosphere: Large radical and formaldehyde concentrations predicted. Science 173:141 Levy III H (1972) Photochemistry of the lower troposphere. Planet Space Sci 20:919 Lovelock JE, Maggs RJ, Wade RJ (1973) Halogenated hydrocarbons in and over the Atlantic. Nature 241:194 McConnell JC, McElroy MB, Wofsy SC (1971) Natural sources of atmospheric CO. Nature 233:187 McElroy MB, McConnell JC (1971) Nitrous oxide. A natural source of stratospheric NO. J Atmos Sci 28:1085 CHAPTER 1 • Global Problems of Atmospheric Chemistry 29 Meilinger SK, Koop T, Luo BP, Huthwelker T, Carslaw KS, Crutzen PJ, Peter T (1995) Size-dependent stratospheric droplet composition in lee wave temperature fluctuations and their potential role in PSC freezing.

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