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Theoretical studies of reactions of reduced sulfur compounds of importance in the troposphere

Craig Wilson

Theoretical studies of reactions of reduced sulfur compounds of importance in the troposphere

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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1996.

StatementCraig Wilson.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi,225p.
Number of Pages225
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Open LibraryOL17488974M

Chapter 4. Tropospheric chemistry Seinfeld and Pandis state: “The troposphere behaves as a chemical reservoir relatively distinct from the stratosphere.” This is an understatement. Tropospheric chemistry involves literally hundreds of chemicals and thousands of reactions. Most chemicals are emitted from Earth’s surface and are subject to photolysis or chemical reactions . aerosols, organic compounds, and sulfur and nitrogen compounds, and 4) two chapters summarize the overall set of conclusions and recommendations of the workshop. References accompany each chapter, and a subject index is provided for the volume. The first part of the book contains a wide range of background review material. Chapter 1, "Large-Scale. View Notes - sox from ENVSCI at Rutgers University. Sulfur oxidation in the troposphere (O) H2S, SO2 > H2SO4 Annual Fluxes Sulfur sources (Tg S . Catalytic hydrolysis technology of carbonyl sulfide (COS) at low temperature was reviewed, including the development of catalysts, reaction kinetics, and reaction mechanism of COS hydrolysis. It was indicated that the catalysts are mainly involved metal oxide and activated carbon. The active ingredients which can load on COS hydrolysis catalyst include alkali metal, Cited by:

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Theoretical studies of reactions of reduced sulfur compounds of importance in the troposphere by Craig Wilson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The chemistry of the atmosphere encompasses a vast number of reactions acting on a plethora of intermediates. These reactions, occurring sequentially and in parallel, give rise to intertwined and irreducible mechanisms describing the complex chemical transformations of organic and inorganic compounds in the by: Theoretical studies of reactions of reduced sulfur compounds of importance in the troposphere.

Author: Wilson, Craig. Awarding Body: University of Warwick Current Institution: University of Warwick Date of Award: Availability of Full Text.

It can be proposed that reactions of a fully oxidized carbon species, such as CO 2, with a reduced sulfur species, such as H 2 S or CH 3 SH, under certain conditions of energizing solar radiation might result in formation of the reactive intermediates Cited by: Experimental and theoretical studies of the reactions of ground-state sulfur atoms with hydrogen and deuterium Showing of 8 pages in this article.

Cited by: 3. These sulfur species play an important role in the atmospheric sulfur cycle and it is quite important to understand their fate in the troposphere. Degradation of the reduced sulfur compounds is initiated by the reactions with open-shell radical species in the troposphere: the daytime reactions with the OH radicals and the nighttime reactions Cited by: This has been primarily because of the importance of reduced sulfur compounds in the chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere, particularly in the troposphere.

The reactions have been studied extensively using experimental and theoretical methods. In particular, there have been many studies of the kinetics and mechanisms of the oxidation reactions of reduced sulfur compounds Cited by: 7.

Summary. In the course of our studies we developed a new sampling method for reduced sulfur compounds and used this method for investigations on the role of trees, crops, algae, lichens and leaf litter within the sulfur : J.

Kesselmeier, U. Bartell, S. Blezinger, W. Conze, C. Gries, C. Hilse, R. Hofmann, U. Hofmann, A. In recent years, the subject of the oxidation reactions of reduced sulfur compounds has received much attention.

This has been primarily because of the importance of reduced sulfur compounds in the chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere, particularly in the troposphere.

The reactions have been studied extensively using experimental and theoretical methods. The stable night regime is important for the long-range transport of sulfur compounds in the air. Without the ground as a sink, or solar heating to drive mixing, the SO 2 can be transported hundreds of kilometers.

Accumulation and transport of SO 2 and its reaction products is a synoptic scale, multiday problem. This study examines the initial oxidation routes of the three major reduced sulfur compounds (CH3SH, CH3SCH3, and CH3SSCH3) by the nitrate radical using density functional and ab initio methods.

Stationary points along each reaction pathway are examined using different levels of theory and basis sets to ensure the convergence of the by: The kinetics of elementary gas phase reactions involved in the oxidation of reduced sulfur species, H2S, CS2, OCS, CH3SH, CH3SCH3, and CH3SSCH3, to SO2.

This has been primarily because of the importance of reduced sulfur compounds in the chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere, particularly in the troposphere.

The reactions have been studied extensively using experimental and theoretical methods. In particular, there have been many studies of the kinetics and mechanisms of the oxidation reactions of reduced sulfur compounds. Purchase CACGP Symposium on Tropospheric Chemistry with Emphasis on Sulphur and Nitrogen Cycles and the Chemistry of Clouds and Precipitation - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNof reduced sulfur compounds is crucial in achieving a complete picture of the atmospheric sulfur cycle. Finally, a study of the oxidation of these reduced sulfur compounds by the nitrate is important as their interaction represents a direct connection between the nitrogen and sulfur cycles in the atmosphereFile Size: KB.

Quantum chemical and theoretical kinetics studies on the reaction of carbonyl sulfide with H, OH and O(3P). can undergo further reaction with nitrogen or sulfur compounds, to produce reactive nitrogen species (RNS) and reactive sulfur species (RSS).

Here, we focus on two-electron oxidants without mentioning the radical species, which will be described in subsequent chapters of this book. Hydrogen peroxide A handful of enzymes generate H 2OFile Size: 1MB. the 1SO and SO 2 reactions.

The effective barrier for the 1SO re- action is kcal/mol lower than that for the SO 2 reaction. The exothermicity of the H 2S 2O formation is dramatically higher than that for the H 2S 2O 2 formation via the SO 2 + H 2S higher reactivity of 1SO may provide an alternate mechanistic explanation as to why SO is rarely observed in the by: The Journal of Physical Chemistry A(46), DOI: /9b Saptarshi Sarkar, Binod Kumar Oram, Biman Bandyopadhyay.

Influence of Ammonia and Water on the Fate of Sulfur Trioxide in the Troposphere: Theoretical Investigation of Sulfamic Acid and Sulfuric Acid Formation by: The rate constants of the reaction between OH and H 2 S in He, N 2, and O 2 over the temperature range – K have been determined using the discharge flow‐resonance fluorescence technique.

At K, k 1 = ( ± ) × 10 −12 cm 3 molecule −1 s − temperature dependence of the rate constant can be fitted either by k 1 = × 10 −12 Cited by: The Arctic troposphere (0 to ca. 8 km) plays an important role in environmental concerns for global change.

It is a unique chemical reactor influenced by human activity and the Arctic ocean. It is surrounded by industrialized continents that in winter contribute gaseous and particulate pollution (Arctic haze). and reactions [11] while the Master Chemical Mechanism (MCM) mechanism consists of species, reactions for emitted organic compounds [12].

A completely explicit chemical mechanism for the troposphere with all the chemical reactions of every compound could contain millions of reactions [13].File Size: 1MB.

The elemental sulfur aerosols are an important constituent in the atmospheres of Earth, Mars, and Venus. There is now evidence suggesting that these aerosols have also played a role in the evolution of early life on Earth.

Traditionally, the photolysis of sulfur gases by UV light is thought to be the main mechanism for the formation of sulfur particles in these Cited by: The major objective is to further studies of the mechanisms and rates of biogenic reduced sulfur compounds through gas- and aqueous-phase oxidation pathways.

Sulfur species are abundant in the remote marine lower troposphere and likely play important roles in biogeochemical cycling, new particle formation and global climate. Results of laboratory experiments which address the course of the OH + DMS (dimethyl sulphide) reaction in the atmosphere are presented.

It is shown that OH reacts via a complex sequence of reactions to produce CH 3 S and other products, and argued that NO 3 is unlikely to be an important oxidizer of DMS in the marine boundary layer (MBL) because it is Cited by: troposphere, concentrations of either compound in the upper reaches of the troposphere are relatively low.

Thus, carbonyl sulfide (OCS), which is relatively unreactive in the troposphere, has been proposed to be the major source of the background stratospheric sulfate aerosol [Crutzen, ]. Uncertainties in the atmospheric sulfur budget, [Chin.

Sulfur (in British English, sulphur) is a chemical element with the symbol S and atomic number It is abundant, multivalent, and normal conditions, sulfur atoms form cyclic octatomic molecules with a chemical formula S tal sulfur is a bright yellow, crystalline solid at room temperature.

Sulfur is the tenth most common element by mass in the universe, Alternative name: sulphur (British spelling). The term oxidation arose early in the history of chemistry, when scientists observed elements combining with oxygen in combustion reactions.

For example, S(s) + O2(g) ® SO2(g). In this reaction, a. the oxygen is oxidized and the sulfur is reduced. the oxygen is reduced and the sulfur is oxidized. the oxygen is oxidized and the sulfur is. Hello. I am studying for my test tonight and have spent almost an hour on this problem.

Any help would be much appreciated. The concentration of SO2 in the troposphere over a certain region is ppm by volume.

The gas dissolves in rainwater as follows: SO2 + H2O H+ + HSO3- Given that the equilibrium constant for the reaction is x. The biosphere is the ultimate sink for air pollutants and is also the source of many precursors for the formation of photo-oxidants.

In any analysis of air pollution and for determining source-receptor relationships, reliable emission and pollutant concentrations or depositions must be taken into account, together with their interactions between the atmosphere and the 5/5(1). reactions with volatile organic compounds or VOCs and peroxyacyl nitrate or PAN are other sources of ozone formation in the troposphere.

These reactions are driving by the hydroxyl radical OH. the hydroxyl radical forms from numerous sources in the atmosphere and it breaks down VOCs and Pan and makes nitrogen dioxide that produces ozone. tion products somewhat. Fuel sulfur is usually oxidized to form sulfur dioxide (), (Even though there are cases where sulfur compounds involving higher oxidation states ofsulfur or reduced sulfur compounds are produced, it is a reasonable first approxima­ tion to assume that all of the fuel sulfur forms ,) Upon combustion, organicallyFile Size: 3MB.

Particular attention is currently being given to the study of reactions of atmospheric importance involving dimethyl sulphide and ozone. For example, in the remote marine boundary layer, where contributions from anthropogenic SO2 are small, gas-phase oxidation of DMS is the most important source of oxidized sulphur compoundsnotably SO2.

TABLES No. Page 1 Equilibrium Constants for the Reaction 9 S°2(g) + 1/(g)JS03(g) 2 Summary of Studies of S02 Oxidation in Actual 14 Plumes 3 S0_ Oxidation Studies - Colbert Steam Power ig Plant Plume 4 Pseudo First-Order Rate Constants for Sulfur 27 in the Los Angeles Basin 5 Summary of SO- Oxidation Rates in Plumes 28 6 Estimated Rates of.

The Arctic troposphere (0 to ca. 8 km) plays an important role in environmental concerns for global change. It is a unique chemical reactor influenced by human activity and the Arctic ocean. It is surrounded by industrialized continents that in.

Some of the important aspects of the problem of acid rain are presented. They are: identifying the important chemical reactions that form acids in the troposphere, the related reactions that generate and remove the reactive precursors required for these reactions, and the theoretical estimation of the rates at which acid generation is expected to occur in these reactions.

presents a comprehensive study of the tropospheric and stratospheric sulfur budget with emphasis on the chemical interaction of reduced sulfur compounds with Oil radicals.

Section 6 focuses on the possible ozone perturbation due to man's activities including atmospheric release of fluoro-* carbons, brominated halocarbons and nitrogen oxides. UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY – Vol.

I - Sulfur Dioxide and Sulfur Cycles - Jeremy M. Hales ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) barium × sulfur × Table 1. Relative abundances of sulfur in the Earth's crust and its oceans. Inthe International Global Atmospheric Chemistry project (IGAC) initiated a new scientific assessment of Tropospheric Ozone ().Prior to the s, it was believed that ozone in the troposphere originated from downward transport of ozone from the stratosphere, where it was produced from photolysis of molecular oxygen.

Equally important, aerosols can change the chemistry of the atmosphere, in dramatic fashion, by providing new chemical pathways (in the condensed phase) unavailable in the gas phase. The oxidation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and inorganic compounds (e.g., sulfuric acid, ammonia, nitric acid, ions, and mineral) can produce precursor.

Estimates of local source strengths in the ocean, as well as in rivers and lakes, have been made for methyl chlo- ride (CH3C1), N2O, and reduced sulfur compounds by measuring their degree of supersaturation in surface waters, a quantity that varies greatly. Air/water interface reaction There is literature precedence suggesting that aerosols, fog and cloud water may play a key role in the atmospheric chemistry.

22 Here, we provide the BOMD simulation evidence of a reaction between the Criegee intermediate, CH 2 OO, and H 2 S on the air/water surface. Unlike in the gas phase, the CH 2 OO⋯H 2 S reaction at the air/water Cited by: 8.Sulfanyl (HS •), also known as the mercapto radical, hydrosulfide radical, or hydridosulfur, is a simple radical molecule consisting of one hydrogen and one sulfur atom.

The radical appears in metabolism in organisms as H 2 S is detoxified. Sulfanyl is one of the top three sulfur-containing gasses in gas giants such as Jupiter and is very likely to be found in brown dwarfs and cool ance: Yellow gas.Get this from a library! Atmospheric chemistry and physics: from air pollution to climate change.

[John H Seinfeld; Spyros N Pandis] -- A detailed account of the chemistry and physics of the atmosphere - for graduate students, professionals and libraries involved in environmental, civil and chemical engineering projects and studies.