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Concerning possibility of photooxidation of sulfur dioxide by atmospheric ozone
Author(s): Vitaly Sirota
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Paper Abstract

The kinetics of stratospheric sulfuric acid aerosols accumulation is modeled. The chemical scheme includes 10 main reactions of the oxygen cycle of ozone and SO2 photo-oxidation. Accounting of SO2 photo-oxidation by the ozone is the peculiarity of this scheme. This reaction proceeds with participation of triplet excited SO2 molecules, its rate constant being equal to approximately 10-12cm3s-1. Satisfactory agreement between calculated and experimental temporary variations of sulfuric acid aerosols concentration was obtained.

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Date Published: 2 November 1993
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2047, Atmospheric Ozone, (2 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163487
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Vitaly Sirota, Russian State Hydrometeorological Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2047:
Atmospheric Ozone
Thormod Henriksen, Editor(s)

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