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Open Access Sesquiterpene Emissions and Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation Potentials for Southeast Texas

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A modified version of the Global Biosphere Emissions and Interactions System (GloBEIS) was used to predict biogenic sesquiterpene emissions in the Houston-Galveston Area (HGA) in southeast Texas. The estimates were based on a land cover database containing more than 600 land cover categories at a resolution of approximately one kilometer and emission factors taken from literature. Average sesquiterpene emission fluxes were estimated to be between 0.07 and 0.65 kg carbon/km2-h. Fluxes at the lower end of the estimated range are consistent with observed concentrations of geologically modern carbon in Houston aerosol.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Department of Chemical Engineering and Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, University of Texas, Austin, Texas

Publication date: January 1, 2004

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