The MPI-Mainz UV/VIS Spectral Atlas

of Gaseous Molecules of Atmospheric Interest

Hannelore Keller-Rudek1, Geert K. Moortgat2, Rolf Sander2, Rüdiger Sörensen1

1Satellite Group

2Atmospheric Chemistry Division

Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry
Mainz, Germany


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When referring to the Spectral Atlas, please cite our publication:

Keller-Rudek, H., Moortgat, G. K., Sander, R., and Sörensen, R.: The MPI-Mainz UV/VIS spectral atlas of gaseous molecules of atmospheric interest, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 5, 365–373, (2013), DOI: 10.5194/essd-5-365-2013

Cross Sections / Hydrogen+water / H2O / IUPAC(2004)_298K_175.5-193.0nm(rec)

DATAFILE: H2O_IUPAC(2004)_298K_175.5-193.0nm(rec).txt
NAME: water
T: 298K
λ: 175.5-193.0nm(rec)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: R. Atkinson, D.L. Baulch, R.A. Cox, J.N. Crowley, R.F. Hampson, R.G. Hynes, M.E. Jenkin, M.J. Rossi, and J. Troe, "Evaluated kinetic and photochemical data for atmospheric chemistry: Volume I - gas phas reactions of Ox, HOx, NOx and SOx species", Atmos. Chem. Phys. 4, 1461-1738 (2004); DOI: 10.5194/acp-4-1461-2004
COMMENTS: IUPAC(2004) recommendation:

175.5 and 177.5 nm, data as recommended by

R.D. Hudson, "Absorption cross sections of stratospheric molecules," Can. J. Chem. 52, 1465-1478 (1974); DOI: 10.1139,

which are based on the data of

K. Watanabe and M. Zelikoff, "Absorption coefficients of water vapor in the vacuum ultraviolet," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 43, 753-755 (1953); DOI: 10.1364/JOSA.43.000753,

B.A. Thompson, P. Harteck, and R.R. Reeves, Jr., "Ultraviolet absorption coefficients of CO2, CO, H2O, N2O, NH3, NO, SO2, and CH4 between 1850 and 4000 Å," J. Geophys. Res. 68, 6431-6436 (1963); DOI: 10.1029/JZ068i024p06431, and

M. Schürgers and K.H. Welge, "Absorptionskoeffizient von H2O2 und N2H4 zwischen 1200 und 2000 Å," Z. Naturforsch. 23a, 1508-1510 (1968),

180-193 nm, data of

C.A. Cantrell, A. Zimmer, and G.S. Tyndall, "Absorption cross sections for water vapor from 183 to 193 nm," Geophys. Res. Lett. 24, 2195-2198 (1997); DOI: 10.1029/97GL02100; DOI: 10.1029/97GL02803

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