Articles | Volume 15, issue 22
Research article
22 Nov 2022
Research article |  | 22 Nov 2022

Intercomparison of in situ measurements of ambient NH3: instrument performance and application under field conditions

Marsailidh M. Twigg, Augustinus J. C. Berkhout, Nicholas Cowan, Sabine Crunaire, Enrico Dammers, Volker Ebert, Vincent Gaudion, Marty Haaima, Christoph Häni, Lewis John, Matthew R. Jones, Bjorn Kamps, John Kentisbeer, Thomas Kupper, Sarah R. Leeson, Daiana Leuenberger, Nils O. B. Lüttschwager, Ulla Makkonen, Nicholas A. Martin, David Missler, Duncan Mounsor, Albrecht Neftel, Chad Nelson, Eiko Nemitz, Rutger Oudwater, Celine Pascale, Jean-Eudes Petit, Andrea Pogany, Nathalie Redon, Jörg Sintermann, Amy Stephens, Mark A. Sutton, Yuk S. Tang, Rens Zijlmans, Christine F. Braban, and Bernhard Niederhauser


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on amt-2022-107', Anonymous Referee #1, 21 Apr 2022
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Marsailidh Twigg, 07 Sep 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on amt-2022-107', Anonymous Referee #2, 24 May 2022
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Marsailidh Twigg, 07 Sep 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Marsailidh Twigg on behalf of the Authors (12 Oct 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (15 Oct 2022) by Glenn Wolfe
AR by Marsailidh Twigg on behalf of the Authors (20 Oct 2022)  Author's response    Manuscript
Short summary
Ammonia (NH3) gas in the atmosphere impacts the environment, human health, and, indirectly, climate. Historic NH3 monitoring was labour intensive, and the instruments were complicated. Over the last decade, there has been a rapid technology development, including “plug-and-play” instruments. This study is an extensive field comparison of the currently available technologies and provides evidence that for routine monitoring, standard operating protocols are required for datasets to be comparable.