Articles | Volume 11, issue 8
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 3369–3389, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-3369-2018

Special issue: The Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy) (ACP/GMD inter-journal...

Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 3369–3389, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-3369-2018

Model description paper 21 Aug 2018

Model description paper | 21 Aug 2018

ORACLE 2-D (v2.0): an efficient module to compute the volatility and oxygen content of organic aerosol with a global chemistry–climate model

Alexandra P. Tsimpidi et al.

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A new module, ORACLE 2-D, that calculates the concentrations of surrogate organic species in two-dimensional space defined by volatility and oxygen-to-carbon ratio has been developed and evaluated. ORACLE 2-D uses a simple photochemical aging scheme that efficiently simulates the net effects of fragmentation and functionalization. ORACLE 2-D can be used to compute the ability of organic particles to act as cloud condensation nuclei and serves as a tool to quantify their climatic impact.