Skip to main content
Open Access Publications from the University of California

UC Davis

UC Davis Previously Published Works bannerUC Davis

The Essential Role for Laboratory Studies in Atmospheric Chemistry.

  • Author(s): Burkholder, James B
  • Abbatt, Jonathan PD
  • Barnes, Ian
  • Roberts, James M
  • Melamed, Megan L
  • Ammann, Markus
  • Bertram, Allan K
  • Cappa, Christopher D
  • Carlton, Annmarie G
  • Carpenter, Lucy J
  • Crowley, John N
  • Dubowski, Yael
  • George, Christian
  • Heard, Dwayne E
  • Herrmann, Hartmut
  • Keutsch, Frank N
  • Kroll, Jesse H
  • McNeill, V Faye
  • Ng, Nga Lee
  • Nizkorodov, Sergey A
  • Orlando, John J
  • Percival, Carl J
  • Picquet-Varrault, Bénédicte
  • Rudich, Yinon
  • Seakins, Paul W
  • Surratt, Jason D
  • Tanimoto, Hiroshi
  • Thornton, Joel A
  • Tong, Zhu
  • Tyndall, Geoffrey S
  • Wahner, Andreas
  • Weschler, Charles J
  • Wilson, Kevin R
  • Ziemann, Paul J
  • et al.

Published Web Location
No data is associated with this publication.

Laboratory studies of atmospheric chemistry characterize the nature of atmospherically relevant processes down to the molecular level, providing fundamental information used to assess how human activities drive environmental phenomena such as climate change, urban air pollution, ecosystem health, indoor air quality, and stratospheric ozone depletion. Laboratory studies have a central role in addressing the incomplete fundamental knowledge of atmospheric chemistry. This article highlights the evolving science needs for this community and emphasizes how our knowledge is far from complete, hindering our ability to predict the future state of our atmosphere and to respond to emerging global environmental change issues. Laboratory studies provide rich opportunities to expand our understanding of the atmosphere via collaborative research with the modeling and field measurement communities, and with neighboring disciplines.

Many UC-authored scholarly publications are freely available on this site because of the UC's open access policies. Let us know how this access is important for you.

Item not freely available? Link broken?
Report a problem accessing this item