Short Name:
ATom_CAFS_Instrument_Data_V2_1933

ATom: Actinic Flux and Photolysis Frequencies from CAFS Instrument, 2016-2018, V2

This dataset contains actinic flux and photolysis frequencies for photodissociation reactions for a variety of chemical species during the four ATom campaigns. Spectrally resolved actinic flux was measured by the down- and up-welling Charged-coupled device Actinic Flux Spectroradiometers (CAFS) from approximately 280-650 nm. Photolysis frequencies were calculated from the actinic flux and published cross sections and quantum yield values for atmospherically relevant molecules. Solar radiation drives the chemistry of the atmosphere, including the evolution of ozone, greenhouse gases, biomass burning, and other anthropogenic and natural trace constituents.

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