8/23/2020 – Course meetings will be on Zoom, and can be accessed via Blackboard.
All course materials this year will be accessed via Blackboard, NOT this web page.
DeMore (JPL Data Evaluation #12) - Print out pages 265-277 of the file (pages numbered 256-268)!
Burkholder (JPL Data Evaluation #18) - Many rate constants have been updated, and there is a wider range of data here than in DeMore.
Rate Constants for Termolecular Reactions - Excel spreadsheet for your use.
Calculating Photolysis Rates - Excel file for ground-level calculations at various SZA
SZA Calculation - Excel file. Go here to find latitude and longitude from Google maps.
MPI Mainz UV/VIS Spectral Atlas of Gaseous Molecules of Atmospheric Interest - absorption cross-sections and quantum yield data. Graphs and downloadable data!
Change in J(O3 --> O1D) versus wavelength at two altitudes
Ozone photolysis versus wavelength at two altitudes
Prompts on Steady State
Understanding the Energy Balance of the Atmosphere - a graphic and prompts (plus answers).
Atmospheric Composition - for dry air.
Cartoons of Spectra - to understand trends in photolysis rate constant versus altitude.
IUPAC Chemical Kinetics Database - PDF file of rate constants for tropospheric chemistry
CFC Degradation Pathways - Illustration for one CFC and some clues for two others.
Extinction coefficient of the atmosphere - Excel file showing extinction coefficients by source and %transmittance versus wavelength. Based heavily on Figure 3.15 of the text by Finlayson-Pitts and Pitts (See syllabus, page 12).
Spectra of CFCs, Spectra of NOx reservoirs, and Spectra and photolysis Quantum Yields of carbonyl compounds.
OZIPR software - Lagrangian trajectory model of air pollution chemistry, with example input files. Manual may be found here.
Satellite Data from NASA Goddard - Ozone, aerosols, CO2, etc.
Total Ozone - Satellite data on column and slant concentrations of ozone, NO2, etc. - From the European Space Agency
Planetary Boundary Layer (PBL) - Some notes and a Figure of the daily evolution of the PBL.
IPCC Assessment Reports - Full texts of the the Fifth (2014) Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and related documents.
EPA's ozone mapping project - See maps of peak daily ozone and running 8 hour averages.
Hazardous air Pollutants - Information from the US EPA.
Atmospheric Chemistry - Web page of Yuhang Wang at at Georgia Tech, with links to his Atmospheric Chemistry and related courses.
Air Pollution Training Institute - self-teaching modules from the US EPA.
Defining a Dobson Unit - from The Ozone Hole Tour at the Centre for Atmospheric Science.
Ozone Depletion Potentials - from EPA
Humor: Chant to the cadence of the first four pages of
in Socks by Dr. Seuss: