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Study of processes for the ozone formation in the Alpine - Mediterranean geographical area

Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
1.04.06  Natural sciences and mathematics  Chemistry  Geochemistry 

Code Science Field
P300  Natural sciences and mathematics  Analytical chemistry 
P305  Natural sciences and mathematics  Environmental chemistry 
Keywords
ozone photochemistry, volatile organic compounds, nitrogen oxides, trajectory calculations, climate, transport of polluted air masses
Evaluation (rules)
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Researchers (4)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  18191  Jolanda Furlan    Researcher  1998 - 1999 
2.  14231  PhD Matevž Pompe  Chemistry  Researcher  1998 - 1999  274 
3.  06117  PhD Marjan Veber  Chemistry  Head  1998 - 1999  450 
4.  05050  PhD Lucija Zupančič-Kralj  Chemistry  Researcher  1998 - 1999  282 
Organisations (1)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0103  University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology  Ljubljana  1626990  23,454 
Abstract
In the project the causes for ozone formation in the Alpine-Mediterranean geographical area are studied. Therefore the levels of ozone and its precursors are measured at the monitoring station Krvavec, which was chosen due its representative location. During several measurement campaigns chemical compounds and parameters which are important in the photo-chemical production of ozone, like nitrogen compounds (NO, NO2), HNO3, NO3-, photolysis frequency of NO2 (jNO2), as well as SO2 and SO42- will be measured as well. A special concern is stressed to the determination of NMVOCs, their influence on the ozone production and to the transport of the polluted air masses. The adsorption method on Tenax, Carbosieve and Carbotrap is used for sampling of the biogenic and anthropogenic NMVOC (C2 - C10). The aim of the proposed project is to evaluate different contributions to the regional burden of ozone in Slovenia and in the S-E part of the Central Europe.
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