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Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics: From Air Pollution to by John H. Seinfeld, Spyros N. Pandis

By John H. Seinfeld, Spyros N. Pandis

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* Chemistry of the stratosphere and troposphere
* Formation, progress, dynamics, and homes of aerosols
* Meteorology of air pollution
* shipping, diffusion, and removing of species within the atmosphere
* Formation and chemistry of clouds
* interplay of atmospheric chemistry and climate
* Radiative and climatic results of gases and particles
* formula of mathematical chemical/transport versions of the atmosphere

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2A Determine the concentration (in µg m - 3 ) for N2O at a mixing ratio of 311 ppb at p = 1 atm and T = 298 K. 3A A typical global concentration of hydroxyl (OH) radicals is about 106 molecules cm - 3 . What is the mixing ratio corresponding to this concentration at sea level and 298 K? 4A Measurements of dimethyl sulfide (CH3SCH3) during the Aerosol Characteriza­ tion Experiment-1 (ACE-1) conducted November-December 1995 off Tasmania 20 THE ATMOSPHERE were in the range of 250-500 ng m-3 . Convert these values to mixing ratios in ppt at 298 K at sea level.

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