Uintah Basin Winter Ozone Studies (ACP/AMT inter-journal SI)(ACP/AMT inter-journal SI)
Uintah Basin Winter Ozone Studies (ACP/AMT inter-journal SI)(ACP/AMT inter-journal SI)
Editor(s): J. H. Seinfeld, P. B. Shepson, J. Collett, and E. C. Apel Special issue jointly organized between Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics and Atmospheric Measurement Techniques

Elevated ground-level ozone has been observed in the wintertime in two air basins in the western US. These basins have extensive oil and gas production operations that involve a unique combination of NOx and VOC sources, in conjunction with persistent cold pool conditions creating a shallow boundary layer over snow-covered ground. The Uintah Basin Winter Ozone Studies (UBWOS) took place during the winters of 2012, 2013, and 2014 in the northeast corner of the state of Utah. The goal was to obtain a detailed understanding of the chemistry causing high ozone in this air basin to inform the development of effective control strategies that could be implemented. This special issue will collect papers describing some of the measurement techniques employed and analysis of the extensive data sets of VOC, odd-nitrogen, radical source species, fine-scale meteorology, and spatial distributions of O3.

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09 Nov 2016
The magnitude of the snow-sourced reactive nitrogen flux to the boundary layer in the Uintah Basin, Utah, USA
Maria Zatko, Joseph Erbland, Joel Savarino, Lei Geng, Lauren Easley, Andrew Schauer, Timothy Bates, Patricia K. Quinn, Bonnie Light, David Morison, Hans D. Osthoff, Seth Lyman, William Neff, Bin Yuan, and Becky Alexander
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13837–13851, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-13837-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-13837-2016, 2016
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24 Feb 2016
Secondary formation of nitrated phenols: insights from observations during the Uintah Basin Winter Ozone Study (UBWOS) 2014
Bin Yuan, John Liggio, Jeremy Wentzell, Shao-Meng Li, Harald Stark, James M. Roberts, Jessica Gilman, Brian Lerner, Carsten Warneke, Rui Li, Amy Leithead, Hans D. Osthoff, Robert Wild, Steven S. Brown, and Joost A. de Gouw
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 2139–2153, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-2139-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-2139-2016, 2016
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21 Aug 2015
Particulate organic nitrates observed in an oil and natural gas production region during wintertime
L. Lee, P. J. Wooldridge, J. deGouw, S. S. Brown, T. S. Bates, P. K. Quinn, and R. C. Cohen
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 9313–9325, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-9313-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-9313-2015, 2015
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23 Jul 2015
Peroxynitric acid (HO2NO2) measurements during the UBWOS 2013 and 2014 studies using iodide ion chemical ionization mass spectrometry
P. R. Veres, J. M. Roberts, R. J. Wild, P. M. Edwards, S. S. Brown, T. S. Bates, P. K. Quinn, J. E. Johnson, R. J. Zamora, and J. de Gouw
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8101–8114, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-8101-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-8101-2015, 2015
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26 May 2015
Photochemical aging of volatile organic compounds associated with oil and natural gas extraction in the Uintah Basin, UT, during a wintertime ozone formation event
A. R. Koss, J. de Gouw, C. Warneke, J. B. Gilman, B. M. Lerner, M. Graus, B. Yuan, P. Edwards, S. S. Brown, R. Wild, J. M. Roberts, T. S. Bates, and P. K. Quinn
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 5727–5741, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-5727-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-5727-2015, 2015
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24 Feb 2015
Investigation of secondary formation of formic acid: urban environment vs. oil and gas producing region
B. Yuan, P. R. Veres, C. Warneke, J. M. Roberts, J. B. Gilman, A. Koss, P. M. Edwards, M. Graus, W. C. Kuster, S.-M. Li, R. J. Wild, S. S. Brown, W. P. Dubé, B. M. Lerner, E. J. Williams, J. E. Johnson, P. K. Quinn, T. S. Bates, B. Lefer, P. L. Hayes, J. L. Jimenez, R. J. Weber, R. Zamora, B. Ervens, D. B. Millet, B. Rappenglück, and J. A. de Gouw
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 1975–1993, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-1975-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-1975-2015, 2015
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26 Jan 2015
PTR-QMS versus PTR-TOF comparison in a region with oil and natural gas extraction industry in the Uintah Basin in 2013
C. Warneke, P. Veres, S. M. Murphy, J. Soltis, R. A. Field, M. G. Graus, A. Koss, S.-M. Li, R. Li, B. Yuan, J. M. Roberts, and J. A. de Gouw
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 411–420, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-411-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-411-2015, 2015
14 Jan 2015
Understanding high wintertime ozone pollution events in an oil- and natural gas-producing region of the western US
R. Ahmadov, S. McKeen, M. Trainer, R. Banta, A. Brewer, S. Brown, P. M. Edwards, J. A. de Gouw, G. J. Frost, J. Gilman, D. Helmig, B. Johnson, A. Karion, A. Koss, A. Langford, B. Lerner, J. Olson, S. Oltmans, J. Peischl, G. Pétron, Y. Pichugina, J. M. Roberts, T. Ryerson, R. Schnell, C. Senff, C. Sweeney, C. Thompson, P. R. Veres, C. Warneke, R. Wild, E. J. Williams, B. Yuan, and R. Zamora
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 411–429, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-411-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-411-2015, 2015
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09 Jan 2015
Simulations of a cold-air pool associated with elevated wintertime ozone in the Uintah Basin, Utah
E. M. Neemann, E. T. Crosman, J. D. Horel, and L. Avey
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 135–151, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-135-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-135-2015, 2015
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27 Nov 2014
Low temperatures enhance organic nitrate formation: evidence from observations in the 2012 Uintah Basin Winter Ozone Study
L. Lee, P. J. Wooldridge, J. B. Gilman, C. Warneke, J. de Gouw, and R. C. Cohen
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12441–12454, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-12441-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-12441-2014, 2014
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29 Oct 2014
Measurements of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) using PTR-MS: calibration, humidity dependence, inter-comparison and results from field studies in an oil and gas production region
R. Li, C. Warneke, M. Graus, R. Field, F. Geiger, P. R. Veres, J. Soltis, S.-M. Li, S. M. Murphy, C. Sweeney, G. Pétron, J. M. Roberts, and J. de Gouw
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 3597–3610, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-3597-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-3597-2014, 2014
17 Oct 2014
Volatile organic compound emissions from the oil and natural gas industry in the Uintah Basin, Utah: oil and gas well pad emissions compared to ambient air composition
C. Warneke, F. Geiger, P. M. Edwards, W. Dube, G. Pétron, J. Kofler, A. Zahn, S. S. Brown, M. Graus, J. B. Gilman, B. M. Lerner, J. Peischl, T. B. Ryerson, J. A. de Gouw, and J. M. Roberts
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 10977–10988, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-10977-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-10977-2014, 2014
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