University of California, Riverside

Environmental Sciences



Roger Atkinson


Roger Atkinson

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Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry, Emeritus

Academic Degrees:

  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK

Specialization:

  • Gas-phase atmospheric chemistry of organic compounds.

Representative Publications:

  • G. Obermeyer, S. M. Aschmann, R. Atkinson and J. Arey. 2009. Carbonyl Atmospheric Reaction Products of Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Ambient Air. Atmos. Environ. 43: 3736-3744.
  • S. M. Aschmann, E. C. Tuazon, W. D. Long and R. Atkinson. 2010. Atmospheric Chemistry of Isopropyl Methyl Methylphosphonate and Dimethyl N,N-Dimethylphosphoroamidate. J. Phys. Chem. A 114: 3523-3532.
  • S. M. Aschmann, J. Arey and R. Atkinson. 2010. Extent of H-Atom Abstraction from OH + p-Cymene and Upper Limits to the Formation of Cresols from OH + m-Xylene and OH + p-Cymene. Atmos. Environ. 44: 3970-3975.
  • N. Nishino, J. Arey and R. Atkinson. 2010. Formation Yields of Glyoxal and Methylglyoxal from the OH Radical-Initiated Reactions of Toluene, Xylenes, and Trimethylbenzenes as a Function of NO2 Concentration. J. Phys. Chem. A 114: 10140-10147.
  • S. M. Aschmann, E. C. Tuazon, J. Arey and R. Atkinson. 2011. Products of the OH Radical-Initiated Reactions of 2-Propyl Nitrate, 3-Methyl-2-butyl Nitrate and 3-Methyl-2-pentyl Nitrate. Atmos. Environ. 45: 1695-1701.
  • S. M. Aschmann and R. Atkinson. 2011. Effect of Structure on the Rate Constants for Reaction of NO3 Radicals with a Series of Linear and Branched C5-C7 1-Alkenes at 296  2 K. J. Phys. Chem. A 115: 1358-1363.
  • S. M. Aschmann, N. Nishino, J. Arey and R. Atkinson. 2011. Kinetics of the Reactions of OH Radicals with 2- and 3-Methylfuran, 2,3- and 2,5-Dimethylfuran, and E- and Z-3-Hexene-2,5-dione, and Products of OH + 2,5-Dimethylfuran. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45: 1859-1865.

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