Articles | Volume 12, issue 6
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 2539–2569, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-2539-2019
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 2539–2569, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-2539-2019

Development and technical paper 28 Jun 2019

Development and technical paper | 28 Jun 2019

The roles of volatile organic compound deposition and oxidation mechanisms in determining secondary organic aerosol production: a global perspective using the UKCA chemistry–climate model (vn8.4)

Jamie M. Kelly et al.

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This study develops the representation of secondary organic aerosol (SOA) within a global chemistry–climate model (UKCA). Both dry and wet deposition within the UKCA model are extended to consider precursors of SOA. The oxidation mechanism describing SOA formation is also extended by adding a reaction intermediate, with SOA yields that are dependent on oxidant concentrations.