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https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-6153-2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-6153-2019
Research article
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25 Nov 2019
Research article |  | 25 Nov 2019

Optimization of a gas chromatographic unit for measuring biogenic volatile organic compounds in ambient air

Kenneth Mermet, Stéphane Sauvage, Sébastien Dusanter, Thérèse Salameh, Thierry Léonardis, Pierre-M. Flaud, Émilie Perraudin, Éric Villenave, and Nadine Locoge

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An automated system for the online ambient measurement of 20 biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOCs) was successfully developed and optimized. The analytical performance was satisfying for ambient measurements. The first measurements were carried out during the LANDEX field campaign in summer 2017. The 3-week field measurements displayed the excellent performance of the method with respect to providing speciated BVOC concentration values to further investigate atmospheric BVOCs' reactivity.