owen as part of aerosols so2 oh hso3 subsequently

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Unformatted text preview: 2O ⇒ 2 OH- OH- : major oxidizer in troposphere •  Reduced C gases – produces CO2 •  greenhouse gas •  NO2 + OH - > HNO3 •  (nitric acid; rapid removal from atmos., oWen as part of aerosols) •  SO2 + OH - > HSO3 •  (subsequently converted to sulfuric acid (H2SO4 ); rapid removal from atmos., oWen as part of aerosols) •  OH- radicals cleanse atmos., of many trace N and S g...
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