Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry
The surface chemistry research group investigates multi-phase chemical processes relevant for atmospheric chemistry and the analytical chemistry research group reconstructs environmental and climatic conditions from high-altitude glaciers.
The Latest News
On 7th April 2022 Shuzhen Chen successfully defended her PhD entitled “Multiphase kinetics and chemistry at halide solution-air interfaces" at ETH Zürich.
On 10th November 2021 Huanyu Yang successfully defended his PhD entitled “Hydrogen Bonding structure of Water at Interfaces relevant for ice nucleation" at ETH Zürich.
Picture: Huanyu Yang with supervisor Markus Ammann.
Current Scientific Highlight
Consideration in future climate models important.
Margit Schwikowski is head of the Laboratory for Environmental Chemistry at PSI. In an interview, she explains what aerosols have to do with climate change.
During its expedition to the Monte Rosa massif, the international Ice Memory team extracted two ice cores over 80 meters long from Colle Gnifetti, the oldest ice in the Alps.
The Latest Publications
Pan Z, Bodi A, van Bokhoven JA, Hemberger P
On the absolute photoionization cross section and threshold photoelectron spectrum of two reactive ketenes in lignin valorization: fulvenone and 2-carbonyl cyclohexadienone
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2022; 24(6): 3655-3663. https://doi.org/10.1039/D1CP05206C