Getting a Better Estimate of an Atmospheric Radical

@article{Isaksen2011GettingAB,
  title={Getting a Better Estimate of an Atmospheric Radical},
  author={I. S. Isaksen and S. Dals{\o}ren},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={331},
  pages={38 - 39}
}
  • I. S. Isaksen, S. Dalsøren
  • Published 2011
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Science
  • Better measures of how global levels of OH vary from year to year will improve climate science. The hydroxyl radical (OH) is an oxidizing molecule that has a major impact on the distribution and concentrations of pollutants and greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere. It is the most common oxidant in the troposphere, the lowest portion of the atmosphere. Understanding OH variability is important to evaluating human impacts on the atmosphere and climate. Measuring global OH distribution and… CONTINUE READING
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