Articles | Volume 12, issue 1
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 763–776, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-763-2019
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 763–776, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-763-2019

Research article 01 Feb 2019

Research article | 01 Feb 2019

Identification of gas-phase pyrolysis products in a prescribed fire: first detections using infrared spectroscopy for naphthalene, methyl nitrite, allene, acrolein and acetaldehyde

Nicole K. Scharko et al.

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We report five species (naphthalene, methyl nitrite, allene, acrolein and acetaldehyde) that were detected in biomass burning fires that had been seen before in burn studies, but are reported for the first time when using infrared spectroscopy for detection.