Development and Intercomparison of Condensed Isoprene Oxidation Mechanisms for Global Atmospheric Modeling

  title={Development and Intercomparison of Condensed Isoprene Oxidation Mechanisms for Global Atmospheric Modeling},
  author={Ulrich P{\"o}schl and Rolf von Kuhlmann and Nathalie Poisson and Paul J. Crutzen},
  journal={Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry},
A new condensed isoprene oxidation mechanism forglobal atmospheric modeling (MIM) was derived from ahighly detailed master chemical mechanism (MCM). In abox model intercomparison covering a wide range ofboundary layer conditions the MIM was compared withthe MCM and with five other condensed mechanisms, someof which have already been used in global modelingstudies of nonmethane hydrocarbon chemistry. Theresults of MCM and MIM were generally in goodagreement, but the other tested mechanisms… 
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