Atmospheric Chemistry

Atmospheric chemistry is a field of atmospheric science that studies the chemical reactions that take place within the Earth's atmosphere. It focuses on the composition of planetary atmospheres, as well as the reactions and interactions that power these complex and dynamic systems. Improved understanding of climatic forcing, air qualit, and reciprocal interactions between the atmosphere and biosphere necessitates more research in this field. Due to breakthroughs in fundamental understanding of atmospheric chemical processes, new innovations in both in situ and remote sensing measurement technology, and improved representations of important processes in numerical models, the subject is quickly evolving. Increasing energy demands, expanding industrial activity, and intensifying agricultural activities around the world have all resulted in changes in emissions, altering the composition of the atmosphere. These shifts have created significant issues for society, including negative effects on climate, human health, and ecological health. Understanding and responding to these concerns requires atmospheric chemistry research. Atmospheric chemists try to figure out what's causing these issues so that alternative solutions may be explored and the effects of changes in government policy can be assessed.

Sub-tracks :

  •     Atmospheric Chemistry, Ecosystems and Agriculture 
  •     Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Change
  •     Atmospheric Chemistry and Urbanization
  •     Atmospheric Chemistry and Fundamental Studies
  •     Air Quality and Carbon Cycle science 
  •    Atmospheric Composition Modeling and Analysis Program (ACMAP)
  •     Emerging low-cost sensor and  satellites
  •     Atmospheric Chemistry and Boundary Layer Dynamics
  •     Stratosphere and its connection to weather and climate