The MPI-Mainz UV/VIS Spectral Atlas

of Gaseous Molecules of Atmospheric Interest

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

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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 / Organics (N-compounds) / Nitrates / CH3ONO2 / Atkinson(1997)_298K_270-330nm(rec)

DATAFILE: CH3ONO2_Atkinson(1997)_298K_270-330nm(rec).txt
NAME: methyl nitrate
AUTHOR(YEAR): Atkinson(1997)
T: 298K
λ: 270-330nm(rec)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: R. Atkinson, D.L. Baulch, R.A. Cox, R.F. Hampson, Jr., J.A. Kerr, M.J. Rossi, and J. Troe, "Evaluated kinetic, photochemical and heterogeneous data for atmospheric chemistry: Supplement V", J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 26, 521-1011 (1997); DOI: 10.1063/1.556011
COMMENTS: The recommended values are said to be the mean of the room temperature data of

J.M. Roberts and R.W. Fajer, "UV absorption cross sections of organic nitrates of potential atmospheric importance and estimation of atmospheric lifetimes," Environ. Sci. Technol. 23, 945-951 (1989), and

O. Rattigan, R.L. Lutman, R.L. Jones, and R.A. Cox, "Temperature-dependent absorption cross-sections of gaseous nitric acid and methyl nitrate," J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 66, 313-326 (1992)

However, averaging of the cited data results in somewhat different data

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