Publications

This year's publications of the Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry (LUC) in alphabetical order.

  • Boucly A, Fabbri E, Artiglia L, Cheng X, Pergolesi D, Ammann M, et al.
    Surface segregation acts as surface engineering for the oxygen evolution reaction on perovskite oxides in alkaline media
    Chemistry of Materials. 2020; 32(12): 5256-5263. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c01396
    DORA PSI
  • Eichler A, Kellerhals T, Schwikowski M
    Kupferspuren im Gletscher
    Nachrichten aus der Chemie. 2020; 68(5): 73-75. https://doi.org/10.1002/nadc.20204095028
    DORA PSI
  • Fang L, Lee SH, Lee S-A, Hahm D, Kim G, Druffel ERM, et al.
    Removal of refractory dissolved organic carbon in the Amundsen Sea, Antarctica
    Scientific Reports. 2020; 10(1): 1213 (8 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-57870-6
    DORA PSI
  • Gladich I, Chen S, Vazdar M, Boucly A, Yang H, Ammann M, et al.
    Surface propensity of aqueous atmospheric bromine at the liquid-gas interface
    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 2020; 11(9): 3422-3429. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c00633
    DORA PSI
  • Gäggeler HW, Tobler L, Schwikowski M, Jenk TM
    Application of the radionuclide 210Pb in glaciology - an overview
    Journal of Glaciology. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1017/jog.2020.19
    DORA PSI
  • Kaspari SD, Pittenger D, Jenk TM, Morgenstern U, Schwikowski M, Buenning N, et al.
    Twentieth century black carbon and dust deposition on South Cascade Glacier, Washington State, USA, as reconstructed from a 158-m-long ice core
    Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres. 2020; 125(11): e2019JD031126 (19 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JD031126
    DORA PSI
  • Kato M, Nakahoshiba R, Ogura K, Tokuda S, Yasuda S, Higashi K, et al.
    Electronic effects of nitrogen atoms of supports on Pt-Ni rhombic dodecahedral nanoframes for oxygen reduction
    ACS Applied Energy Materials. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.0c00903
    DORA PSI
  • Knopf DA, Alpert PA, Zipori A, Reicher N, Rudich Y
    Stochastic nucleation processes and substrate abundance explain time-dependent freezing in supercooled droplets
    npj Climate and Atmospheric Science. 2020; 3: 2 (9 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41612-020-0106-4
    DORA PSI
  • Kong X, Castarède D, Boucly A, Artiglia L, Ammann M, Bartels-Rausch T, et al.
    Reversibly physisorbed and chemisorbed water on carboxylic salt surfaces under atmospheric conditions
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2020; 124(9): 5263-5269. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c00319
    DORA PSI
  • Mahrt F, Alpert PA, Dou J, Grönquist P, Arroyo PC, Ammann M, et al.
    Aging induced changes in ice nucleation activity of combustion aerosol as determined by near edge X-ray absorption fine structure (NEXAFS) spectroscopy
    Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts. 2020; 22(4): 895-907. https://doi.org/10.1039/C9EM00525K
    DORA PSI
  • Mărmureanu L, Vasilescu J, Slowik J, Prévôt ASH, Marin CA, Antonescu B, et al.
    Online chemical characterization and source identification of summer and winter aerosols in Măgurele, Romania
    Atmosphere. 2020; 11(4): 385 (27 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos11040385
    DORA PSI
  • Novotny Z, Aegerter D, Comini N, Tobler B, Artiglia L, Maier U, et al.
    Probing the solid-liquid interface with tender x rays: a new ambient-pressure x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy endstation at the Swiss Light Source
    Review of Scientific Instruments. 2020; 91(2): 023103 (10 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5128600
    DORA PSI
  • Qi L, Vogel AL, Esmaeilirad S, Cao L, Zheng J, Jaffrezo J-L, et al.
    A 1-year characterization of organic aerosol composition and sources using an extractive electrospray ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometer (EESI-TOF)
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2020; 20(13): 7875-7893. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-7875-2020
    DORA PSI
  • Yan C, Nie W, Vogel AL, Dada L, Lehtipalo K, Stolzenburg D, et al.
    Size-dependent influence of NOx on the growth rates of organic aerosol particles
    Science Advances. 2020; 6(22): eaay4945 (9 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aay4945
    DORA PSI

This year's publications of the Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry (LUC) in alphabetical order.

  • Alpert PA, Corral Arroyo P, Dou J, Krieger UK, Steimer SS, Förster J-D, et al.
    Visualizing reaction and diffusion in xanthan gum aerosol particles exposed to ozone
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2019; 21(37): 20613-20627. https://doi.org/10.1039/C9CP03731D
    DORA PSI
  • Avak SE, Trachsel JC, Edebeli J, Brütsch S, Bartels‐Rausch T, Schneebeli M, et al.
    Melt‐induced fractionation of major ions and trace elements in an Alpine snowpack
    Journal of Geophysical Research F: Earth Surface. 2019; 124(7): 1647-1657. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JF005026
    DORA PSI
  • Bartels-Rausch T, Montagnat M
    The physics and chemistry of ice
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 2019; 377(2146): 20190138 (5 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2019.0138
    DORA PSI
  • Brugger SO, Gobet E, Schanz FR, Heiri O, Schwörer C, Sigl M, et al.
    Why loss matters: reply to the comments of Festi and others on 'A quantitative comparison of microfossil extraction methods from ice cores' by Brugger and others (2018)
    Journal of Glaciology. 2019; 65(253): 867-868. https://doi.org/10.1017/jog.2019.61
    DORA PSI
  • Brugger SO, Gobet E, Osmont D, Behling H, Fontana SL, Hooghiemstra H, et al.
    Tropical Andean glacier reveals colonial legacy in modern mountain ecosystems
    Quaternary Science Reviews. 2019; 220: 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.06.032
    DORA PSI
  • Brugger SO, Gobet E, Blunier T, Morales-Molino C, Lotter AF, Fischer H, et al.
    Palynological insights into global change impacts on Arctic vegetation, fire, and pollution recorded in Central Greenland ice
    Holocene. 2019; 29(7): 1189-1197. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683619838039
    DORA PSI
  • Chen Q, Edebeli J, McNamara SM, Kulju KD, May NW, Bertman SB, et al.
    HONO, particulate nitrite, and snow nitrite at a midlatitude urban site during wintertime
    ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. 2019; 3(5): 811-822. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.9b00023
    DORA PSI
  • Corral Arroyo P, Aellig R, Alpert PA, Volkamer R, Ammann M
    Halogen activation and radical cycling initiated by imidazole-2-carboxaldehyde photochemistry
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2019; 19(16): 10817-10828. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10817-2019
    DORA PSI
  • Daellenbach KR, Kourtchev I, Vogel AL, Bruns EA, Jiang J, Petäjä T, et al.
    Impact of anthropogenic and biogenic sources on the seasonal variation in the molecular composition of urban organic aerosols: a field and laboratory study using ultra-high-resolution mass spectrometry
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2019; 19(9): 5973-5991. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-5973-2019
    DORA PSI
  • Dou J, Luo B, Peter T, Alpert PA, Corral Arroyo P, Ammann M, et al.
    Carbon dioxide diffusivity in single, levitated organic aerosol particles
    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 2019; 10(15): 4484-4489. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b01389
    DORA PSI
  • Edebeli J, Ammann M, Bartels-Rausch T
    Microphysics of the aqueous bulk counters the water activity driven rate acceleration of bromide oxidation by ozone from 289–245 K
    Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts. 2019; 21(1): 63-73. https://doi.org/10.1039/C8EM00417J
    DORA PSI
  • Fang L, Schindler J, Jenk TM, Uglietti C, Szidat S, Schwikowski M
    Extraction of dissolved organic carbon from glacier ice for radiocarbon analysis
    Radiocarbon. 2019; 61(3): 681-694. https://doi.org/10.1017/RDC.2019.36
    DORA PSI
  • Hartmann M, Blunier T, Brügger SO, Schmale J, Schwikowski M, Vogel A, et al.
    Variation of ice nucleating particles in the European Arctic over the last centuries
    Geophysical Research Letters. 2019; 46(7): 4007-4016. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL082311
    DORA PSI
  • Hou S, Zhang W, Pang H, Wu S-Y, Jenk TM, Schwikowski M, et al.
    Apparent discrepancy of Tibetan ice core δ18O records may be attributed to misinterpretation of chronology
    Cryosphere. 2019; 13(6): 1743-1752. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1743-2019
    DORA PSI
  • King ACF, Giorio C, Wolff E, Thomas E, Roverso M, Schwikowski M, et al.
    Direct injection liquid chromatography high-resolution mass spectrometry for determination of primary and secondary terrestrial and marine biomarkers in ice cores
    Analytical Chemistry. 2019; 91(8): 5051-5057. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.analchem.8b05224
    DORA PSI
  • King ACF, Giorio C, Wolff E, Thomas E, Karroca O, Roverso M, et al.
    A new method for the determination of primary and secondary terrestrial and marine biomarkers in ice cores using liquid chromatography high-resolution mass spectrometry
    Talanta. 2019; 194: 233-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2018.10.042
    DORA PSI
  • Lee M-T, Orlando F, Khabiri M, Roeselová M, Brown MA, Ammann M
    The opposing effect of butanol and butyric acid on the abundance of bromide and iodide at the aqueous solution-air interface
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2019; 21(16): 8418-8427. https://doi.org/10.1039/C8CP07448H
    DORA PSI
  • Li G, Cheng Y, Kuhn U, Xu R, Yang Y, Meusel H, et al.
    Physicochemical uptake and release of volatile organic compounds by soil in coated-wall flow tube experiments with ambient air
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2019; 19(4): 2209-2232. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-2209-2019
    DORA PSI
  • Liati A, Schreiber D, Alpert PA, Liao Y, Brem BT, Corral Arroyo P, et al.
    Aircraft soot from conventional fuels and biofuels during ground idle and climb-out conditions: electron microscopy and X-ray micro-spectroscopy
    Environmental Pollution. 2019; 247: 658-667. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2019.01.078
    DORA PSI
  • Orlando F, Artiglia L, Yang H, Kong X, Roy K, Waldner A, et al.
    Disordered adsorbed water layers on TiO2 nanoparticles under subsaturated humidity conditions at 235 K
    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 2019; 10(23): 7433-7438. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b02779
    DORA PSI
  • Osmont D, Sigl M, Eichler A, Jenk TM, Schwikowski M
    A Holocene black carbon ice-core record of biomass burning in the Amazon Basin from Illimani, Bolivia
    Climate of the Past. 2019; 15(2): 579-592. https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-579-2019
    DORA PSI
  • Thomas JL, Stutz J, Frey MM, Bartels-Rausch T, Altieri K, Baladima F, et al.
    Fostering multidisciplinary research on interactions between chemistry, biology, and physics within the coupled cryosphere-atmosphere system
    Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. 2019; 7(1): 58 (16 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.396
    DORA PSI
  • Toohey M, Krüger K, Schmidt H, Timmreck C, Sigl M, Stoffel M, et al.
    Disproportionately strong climate forcing from extratropical explosive volcanic eruptions
    Nature Geoscience. 2019; 12(2): 100-107. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-018-0286-2
    DORA PSI
  • Trachsel JC, Avak SE, Edebeli J, Schneebeli M, Bartels-Rausch T, Bruetsch S, et al.
    Microscale rearrangement of ammonium induced by snow metamorphism
    Frontiers in Earth Science. 2019; 7: 194 (19 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2019.00194
    DORA PSI
  • Vogel AL, Lauer A, Fang L, Arturi K, Bachmeier F, Daellenbach KR, et al.
    A comprehensive nontarget analysis for the molecular reconstruction of organic aerosol composition from glacier ice cores
    Environmental Science and Technology. 2019; 53(21): 12565-12575. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b03091
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Publications of the Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry (LUC) in chronological order.


  • Influence of humidity and iron(iii) on photodegradation of atmospheric secondary organic aerosol particles P Corral Arroyo, KT Malecha, M Ammann and SA Nizkorodov
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 20, 30021-30031 (2018).
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CP03981J
  • Impact and implications of meltwater percolation on trace element records observed in a high-Alpine ice core SE Avak, M Schwikowski and A Eichler
    Journal of Glaciology 64, 877-886 (2018).
    DOI: 10.1017/jog.2018.74
  • 19th century glacier retreat in the Alps preceded the emergence of industrial black carbon deposition on high-alpine glaciers M Sigl, NJ Abram, J Gabrieli, TM Jenk, D Osmont and M Schwikowki
    The Cryosphere 12, 3311-3331 (2018).
    DOI: 10.5194/tc-12-3311-2018
  • Pre-melting and the adsorption of formic acid at the air–ice interface at 253 K as seen by NEXAFS and XPS A Waldner, L Artiglia, X Kong, F Orlando, T Huthwelker, M Ammann and T Bartels-Rausch
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 20, 24408-24417 (2018).
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CP03621G
  • An 800-year high-resolution black carbon ice core record from Lomonosovfonna, Svalbard D Osmont, IA Wendl, L Schmidely, M Sigl, CP Vega, E Isaksson and M Schwikowski
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, 12777-12795 (2018).
    DOI: 10.5194/acp-18-12777-2018
  • Implementing microscopic charcoal particles into a global aerosol–climate model A Gilgen, C Adolf, SO Brugger, L Ickes, M Schwikowski, JFN Van Leeuwen, W Tinner and U Lohmann
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, 11813-11829 (2018).
    DOI: 10.5194/acp-18-11813-2018
  • Ice records provide new insights into climatic vulnerability of Central Asian forest and steppe communities SO Brugger, E Gobet, M Sigl, D Osmont, T Papina, N Rudaya, M Schwikowski and W Tinner
    Global and Planetary Change 169, 188-201 (2018).
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2018.07.010
  • Age ranges of the Tibetan ice cores with emphasis on the Chongce ice cores, western Kunlun Mountains S Hou, TM Jenk, W Zhang, C Wang, S Wu, Y Wang, H Pang and M Schwikowski
    The Cryosphere 12, 2341-2348 (2018).
    DOI: 10.5194/tc-12-2341-2018
  • A quantitative comparison of microfossil extraction methods from ice cores SO Brügger, E Gobet, F Schanz, O Heiri, C Schwörer, M Sigl, M Schwikowski, W Tinner
    Journal of Glaciology 64, 432-442 (2018).
    DOI: 10.1017/jog.2018.31
  • Particle-phase photosensitized radical production and aerosol aging P Corral Arroyo, T Bartels-Rausch, PA Alpert, S Dumas, S Perrier, C George and M Ammann
    Environmental Science and Technology (2018).
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b00329
  • A continuous flow diffusion chamber study of sea salt particles acting as cloud nuclei: deliquescence and ice nucleation AU - Kong, Xiangrui MJ Wolf, M Roesch, ES Thomson, T Bartels-Rausch, PA Alpert, M Ammann, NL Prisle and DJ Cziczo
    Tellus B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology 70, 1-11 (2018).
    DOI: 10.1080/16000889.2018.1463806
  • Aromatic acids in an Arctic ice core from Svalbard: a proxy record of biomass burning MM Grieman, M Aydin, E Isaksson, M Schwikowski, ES Saltzman
    Climate of the Past 14, 637-651 (2018).
    DOI: 10.5194/cp-14-637-2018
  • Variability of sea salts in ice and firn cores from Fimbul Ice Shelf, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica CP Vega, E Isaksson, E Schlosser, DV Divine, T Martma, R Mulvaney, A Eichler and M Schwikowki
    The Cryosphere 12, 1681-1697 (2018).
    DOI: 10.5194/tc-12-1681-2018
  • Spectral signatures of submicron scale light-absorbing impurities in snow and ice using hyperspectral microscopy A Dal Farra, S Kaspari, J Beach, TD Bucheli, M Schaepman and M Schwikowski
    Journal of Glaciology 1-10 (2018).
    DOI: 10.1017/jog.2018.29
  • Technical note: Influence of surface roughness and local turbulence on coated-wall flow tube experiments for gas uptake and kinetic studies G Li, H Su, U Kuhn, H Meusel, M Ammann, M Shao, U Pöschl and Y Cheng
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, 2669-2686 (2018).
    DOI: 10.5194/acp-18-2669-2018
  • An empirical perspective for understanding climate change impacts in Switzerland PD Henne, M Bigalke, U Büntgen, D Colombaroli, M Conedera, U Feller, D Frank, J Fuhrer, M Grosjean, O Heiri, J Luterbacher, A Mestrot, A Rigling, O Rössler, C Rohr, T Rutishauser, M Schwikowski, A Stampfli, S Szidat, J-P Theurillat, R Weingartner, W Wilcke and W Tinner
    Regional Environmental Change 18, 205-221 (2018).
    DOI: 10.1007/s10113-017-1182-9
  • The role of organic aerosol in atmospheric ice nucleation: a review DA Knopf, PA Alpert and B Wang
    ACS Earth and Space Chemistry (2018).
    DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00120


Publications of the Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry (LUC) in chronological order.


  • Legacy organochlorine pollutants in glacial watersheds: a review KR Miner, J Blais, C Bogdal, S Villa, M Schwikowski, P Pavlova, C Steinlin, C Gerbi and KJ Kreutz
    Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 19, 1474-1483 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1039/C7EM00393E
  • No coincident nitrate enhancement events in polar ice cores following the largest known solar storms F Mekhaldi, JR McConnell, F Adolphi, MM Arienzo, NJ Chellman, OJ Maselli, AD Moy, CT Plummer, M Sigl and R Muscheler
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 122, 11,900-911,913 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1002/2017JD027325
  • A 320 year ice-core record of atmospheric Hg pollution in the Altai, Central Asia S Eyrikh, A Eichler, L Tobler, N Malygina, T Papina and M Schwikowski
    Environmental Science and Technology (2017).
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03140
  • Volcanic stratospheric sulfur injections and aerosol optical depth from 500 BCE to 1900 CE M Toohey, M Sigl
    Earth System Science Data 9, 809-831 (2017).
    DOI: doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-809-2017
  • Potential volcanic impacts on future climate variability I Bethke, S Outten, OH Otterå, E Hawkins, S Wagner, M Sigl and P Thorne
    Nature Climate Change 7, 799 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1038/nclimate3394
  • Volcanic suppression of Nile summer flooding triggers revolt and constrains interstate conflict in ancient Egypt JG Manning, F Ludlow, AR Stine, WR Boos, M Sigl and JR Marlon
    Nature Communications 8, 900 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00957-y
  • Light-induced protein nitration and degradation with HONO emission H Meusel, Y Elshorbany, U Kuhn, T Bartels-Rausch, K Reinmuth-Selzle, CJ Kampf, G Li, X Wang, J Lelieveld, U Pöschl, T Hoffmann, H Su, M Ammann and Y Cheng
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17, 11819-11833 (2017).
    DOI: 10.5194/acp-17-11819-2017
  • Fatty acid surfactant photochemistry results in new particle formation PA Alpert, R Ciuraru, S Rossignol, M Passananti, L Tinel, S Perrier, Y Dupart, SS Steimer, M Ammann, DJ Donaldson and C George
    Scientific Reports 7, 12693 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-12601-2
  • Experimental evidence for the formation of solvation shells by soluble species at a nonuniform air–ice interface T Bartels-Rausch, F Orlando, X Kong, L Artiglia and M Ammann
    ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 1, 572-579 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00077
  • New tools for atmospheric chemistry: general discussion P Alpert, A Archibald, S Arnold, K Ashworth, S Brown, S Campbell, LJ Carpenter, H Coe, J Dou, J Edebeli, B Finlayson-Pitts, A Grantham, J Hamilton, M Hastings, D Heard, G Isaacman-VanWertz, R Jones, M Kalberer, A Kiendler-Scharr, D Knopf, J Kroll, J Lelieveld, A Lewis, E Marais, A Marsh, S Moller, A Petzold, W Porter, A Ravishankara, J Reid, A Rickard, G Rovelli, Y Rudich, C Taatjes, A Vaughan, A Wahner, TJ Wallington, J Williams, P Young and A Zelenyuk
    Faraday Discussions 200, 663-691 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1039/C7FD90041D
  • Perspectives on the future of ice nucleation research: research needs and unanswered questions identified from two international workshops I Coluzza, J Creamean, M Rossi, H Wex, P Alpert, V Bianco, Y Boose, C Dellago, L Felgitsch, J Fröhlich-Nowoisky, H Herrmann, S Jungblut, Z Kanji, G Menzl, B Moffett, C Moritz, A Mutzel, U Pöschl, M Schauperl, J Scheel, E Stopelli, F Stratmann, H Grothe and D Schmale
    Atmosphere 8, 138 (2017).
    DOI: 10.3390/atmos8080138
  • New Zealand supereruption provides time marker for the Last Glacial Maximum in Antarctica NW Dunbar, NA Iverson, AR Van Eaton, M Sigl, BV Alloway, AV Kurbatov, LG Mastin, JR McConnell and CJN Wilson
    Scientific Reports 7, 12238 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-11758-0
  • A surface-stabilized ozonide triggers bromide oxidation at the aqueous solution-vapour interface L Artiglia, J Edebeli, F Orlando, S Chen, M-T Lee, P Corral Arroyo, A Gilgen, T Bartels-Rausch, A Kleibert, M Vazdar, M Andres Carignano, JS Francisco, PB Shepson, I Gladich and M Ammann
    Nature Communications 8, 700 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00823-x
  • Coexistence of physisorbed and solvated HCl at warm ice surfaces X Kong, A Waldner, F Orlando, L Artiglia, T Huthwelker, M Ammann and T Bartels-Rausch
    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 4757-4762 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b01573
  • Multi-proxy dating of Iceland’s major pre-settlement Katla eruption to 822–823 CE EO U Büntgen, L Wacker, M Sigl, F Charpentier Ljungqvist, N Di Cosmo, G Plunkett, P J Krusic, T P Newfield, J Esper, C Lane, F Reinig, C Oppenheimer
    Geology 45, 783-786 (2017).
    DOI: doi.org/10.1130/G39269.1
  • A global multiproxy database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era PAGES2k Consortium
    Scientific Data 4, 170088 (2017).
    DOI: doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2017.88
  • Reply to 'Limited Late Antique cooling' U Büntgen, VS Myglan, FC Ljungqvist, M McCormick, N Di Cosmo, M Sigl, J Jungclaus, S Wagner, PJ Krusic, J Esper, JO Kaplan, MAC de Vaan, J Luterbacher, L Wacker, W Tegel, ON Solomina, K Nicolussi, C Oppenheimer, F Reinig and AV Kirdyanov
    Nature Geoscience 10, 243 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2927
  • Aromatic acids in a Eurasian Arctic ice core: a 2600-year proxy record of biomass burning MA M M Grieman, D Fritzsche, J R McConnellk, T Opel, M Sigl, E S Saltzman
    Climate of the Past 13, 395-410 (2017).
    DOI: 10.5194/cp-13-395-2017
  • Photochemical formation of nitrite and nitrous acid (HONO) upon irradiation of nitrophenols in aqueous solution and in viscous secondary organic aerosol proxy F Barsotti, T Bartels-Rausch, E De Laurentiis, M Ammann, M Brigante, G Mailhot, V Maurino, C Minero and D Vione
    Environmental Science and Technology 51, 7486-7495 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01397
  • Technical note: Monte Carlo genetic algorithm (MCGA) for model analysis of multiphase chemical kinetics to determine transport and reaction rate coefficients using multiple experimental data sets T Berkemeier, M Ammann, UK Krieger, T Peter, P Spichtinger, U Pöschl, M Shiraiwa and AJ Huisman
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17, 8021-8029 (2017).
    DOI: 10.5194/acp-17-8021-2017
  • Ice cloud formation potential by free tropospheric particles from long-range transport over the Northern Atlantic Ocean S China, PA Alpert, B Zhang, S Schum, K Dzepina, K Wright, RC Owen, P Fialho, LR Mazzoleni, C Mazzoleni and DA Knopf
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 122, 3065-3079 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025817
  • Deposition of sulphur and nitrogen in Europe 1900–2050. Model calculations and comparison to historical observations M Engardt, D Simpson, M Schwikowski and L Granat
    Tellus B 69, 1328945 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1080/16000889.2017.1328945
  • Efficient bulk mass accommodation and dissociation of N2O5 in neutral aqueous aerosol G Gržinić, T Bartels-Rausch, A Türler and M Ammann
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17, 6493-6502 (2017).
    DOI: 10.5194/acp-17-6493-2017
  • Interfacial photochemistry of biogenic surfactants: a major source of abiotic volatile organic compounds M Bruggemann, N Hayeck, C Bonnineau, S Pesce, PA Alpert, S Perrier, C Zuth, T Hoffmann, J Chen and C George
    Faraday Discussions 200, 59-74 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1039/C7FD00022G
  • Multi-proxy dating the ‘Millennium Eruption’ of Changbaishan to late 946 CE C Oppenheimer, L Wacker, J Xu, JD Galván, M Stoffel, S Guillet, C Corona, M Sigl, N Di Cosmo, I Hajdas, B Pan, R Breuker, L Schneider, J Esper, J Fei, JOS Hammond and U Büntgen
    Quaternary Science Reviews 158, 164-171 (2017).
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.12.024
  • The essential role for laboratory studies in atmospheric chemistry JB Burkholder, JPD Abbatt, I Barnes, JM Roberts, ML Melamed, M Ammann, AK Bertram, CD Cappa, AG Carlton, LJ Carpenter, JN Crowley, Y Dubowski, C George, DE Heard, H Herrmann, FN Keutsch, JH Kroll, VF McNeill, NL Ng, SA Nizkorodov, JJ Orlando, CJ Percival, B Picquet-Varrault, Y Rudich, PW Seakins, JD Surratt, H Tanimoto, JA Thornton, Z Tong, GS Tyndall, A Wahner, CJ Weschler, KR Wilson and PJ Ziemann
    Environmental Science and Technology (2017).
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04947
  • Explosive eruption of El Chichón volcano (Mexico) disrupted 6th century Maya civilization and contributed to global cooling K Nooren, WZ Hoek, H van der Plicht, M Sigl, MJ van Bergen, D Galop, N Torrescano-Valle, G Islebe, A Huizinga, T Winkels and H Middelkoop
    Geology 45, 175-178 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1130/g38739.1
  • Ground-penetrating radar reveals ice thickness and undisturbed englacial layers at Kilimanjaro's Northern Ice Field P Bohleber, L Sold, DR Hardy, M Schwikowski, P Klenk, A Fischer, P Sirguey, NJ Cullen, M Potocki, H Hoffmann and P Mayewski
    The Cryosphere 11, 469-482 (2017).
    DOI: 10.5194/tc-11-469-2017
  • Ice-core evidence of earliest extensive copper metallurgy in the Andes 2700 years ago A Eichler, G Gramlich, T Kellerhals, L Tobler, T Rehren and M Schwikowski
    Scientific Reports 7, 41855 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1038/srep41855
  • Introducing time resolution to detect Ce3+ catalytically active sites at the Pt/CeO2 interface through ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy L Artiglia, F Orlando, K Roy, R Kopelent, O Safonova, M Nachtegaal, T Huthwelker and JA van Bokhoven
    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8, 102-108 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b02314
  • Modulation of snow reflectance and snowmelt from Central Asian glaciers by anthropogenic black carbon J Schmale, M Flanner, S Kang, M Sprenger, Q Zhang, J Guo, Y Li, M Schwikowski and D Farinotti
    Scientific Reports 7, 40501 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1038/srep40501
  • Climate change threatens archaeologically significant ice patches: insights into their age, internal structure, mass balance and climate sensitivity RS Ødegård, A Nesje, K Isaksen, LM Andreassen, T Eiken, M Schwikowski and C Uglietti
    The Cryosphere 11, 17-32 (2017).
    DOI: 10.5194/tc-11-17-2017



Publications of the Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry (LUC) in chronological order.


  • Radiocarbon dating of glacier ice: overview, optimisation, validation and potential C Uglietti, A Zapf, TM Jenk, M Sigl, S Szidat, G Salazar and M Schwikowski
    The Cryosphere 10, 3091-3105 (2016).
    DOI: 10.5194/tc-10-3091-2016
  • Chemical composition and properties of the liquid–vapor interface of aqueous C1 to C4 monofunctional acid and alcohol solutions M-T Lee, F Orlando, L Artiglia, S Chen and M Ammann
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A 120, 9749-9758 (2016).
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.6b09261
  • Ionic and stable isotope chemistry as indicators of water sources to the Upper Mendoza River basin, Central Andes of Argentina S Crespo, J Aranibar, L Gomez, M Schwikowski, S Bruetsch, L Cara and R Villalba
    Hydrological Sciences Journal 1-18 (2016).
    DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2016.1252840
  • Explosive eruption of El Chichón volcano (Mexico) disrupted 6th century Maya civilization and contributed to global cooling K Nooren, WZ Hoek, H van der Plicht, M Sigl, MJ van Bergen, D Galop, N Torrescano-Valle, G Islebe, A Huizinga, T Winkels and H Middelkoop
    Geology (2016).
    DOI: 10.1130/g38739.1
  • Age of the Mt. Ortles ice cores, the Tyrolean Iceman and glaciation of the highest summit of South Tyrol since the northern hemisphere climatic optimum P Gabrielli, C Barbante, G Bertagna, M Bertó, D Binder, A Carton, L Carturan, F Cazorzi, G Cozzi, G Dalla Fontana, M Davis, F De Blasi, R Dinale, G Dragà, G Dreossi, D Festi, M Frezzotti, J Gabrieli, SP Galos, P Ginot, P Heidenwolf, TM Jenk, N Kehrwald, D Kenny, O Magand, V Mair, V Mikhalenko, PN Lin, K Oeggl, G Piffer, M Rinaldi, U Schotterer, M Schwikowski, R Seppi, A Spolaor, B Stenni, D Tonidandel, C Uglietti, V Zagorodnov, T Zanoner and P Zennaro
    The Cryosphere 10, 2779-2797 (2016).
    DOI: 10.5194/tc-10-2779-2016
  • Surface mass balance and water stable isotopes derived from firn cores on three ice rises, Fimbul Ice Shelf, Antarctica CP Vega, E Schlosser, DV Divine, J Kohler, T Martma, A Eichler, M Schwikowski and E Isaksson
    The Cryosphere 10, 2763-2777 (2016).
    DOI: 10.5194/tc-10-2763-2016
  • The effect of viscosity and diffusion on the HO2 uptake by sucrose and secondary organic aerosol particles PSJ Lakey, T Berkemeier, M Krapf, J Dommen, SS Steimer, LK Whalley, T Ingham, MT Baeza-Romero, U Pöschl, M Shiraiwa, M Ammann and DE Heard
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16, 13035-13047 (2016).
    DOI: 10.5194/acp-16-13035-2016
  • Heterogeneous photochemistry of imidazole-2-carboxaldehyde: HO2 radical formation and aerosol growth L González Palacios, P Corral Arroyo, KZ Aregahegn, SS Steimer, T Bartels-Rausch, B Nozière, C George, M Ammann and R Volkamer
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16, 11823-11836 (2016).
    DOI: 10.5194/acp-16-11823-2016
  • A new set-up for simultaneous high-precision measurements of CO2, δ13C-CO2 and δ18O-CO2 on small ice core samples TM Jenk, M Rubino, D Etheridge, VG Ciobanu and T Blunier
    Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 9, 3687-3706 (2016).
    DOI: 10.5194/amt-9-3687-2016
  • Organic nitrate contribution to new particle formation and growth in secondary organic aerosols from α-pinene ozonolysis T Berkemeier, M Ammann, TF Mentel, U Pöschl and M Shiraiwa
    Environmental Science and Technology 50, 6334-6342 (2016).
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b00961
  • A temperate alpine glacier as a reservoir of polychlorinated biphenyls: Model results of incorporation, transport, and release C Steinlin, C Bogdal, MP Lüthi, PA Pavlova, M Schwikowski, M Zennegg, P Schmid, M Scheringer and K Hungerbühler
    Environmental Science and Technology 50, 5572-5579 (2016).
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05886
  • A synthetic ice core approach to estimate ion relocation in an ice field site experiencing periodical melt: A case study on Lomonosovfonna, Svalbard CP Vega, VA Pohjola, E Beaudon, B Claremar, WJJ van Pelt, R Pettersson, E Isaksson, T Martma, M Schwikowski and CE Bøggild
    The Cryosphere 10, 961-976 (2016).
    DOI: 10.5194/tc-10-961-2016
  • A Method for Continuous 239Pu Determinations in Arctic and Antarctic Ice Cores MM Arienzo, JR McConnell, N Chellman, AS Criscitiello, M Curran, D Fritzsche, S Kipfstuhl, R Mulvaney, M Nolan, T Opel, M Sigl and JP Steffensen
    Environmental Science and Technology 50, 7066-7073 (2016).
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b01108
  • Ozone uptake on glassy, semi-solid and liquid organic matter and the role of reactive oxygen intermediates in atmospheric aerosol chemistry T Berkemeier, SS Steimer, UK Krieger, T Peter, U Poschl, M Ammann and M Shiraiwa
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2016).
    DOI: 10.1039/C6CP00634E
  • Local artifacts in ice core methane records caused by layered bubble trapping and in situ production: a multi-site investigation RH Rhodes, X Faïn, EJ Brook, JR McConnell, OJ Maselli, M Sigl, J Edwards, C Buizert, T Blunier, J Chappellaz and J Freitag
    Climate of the Past 12, 1061-1077 (2016).
    DOI: 10.5194/cp-12-1061-2016
  • Climatic and societal impacts of a volcanic double event at the dawn of the Middle Ages M Toohey, K Krüger, M Sigl, F Stordal and H Svensen
    Climatic Change 136, 401-412 (2016).
    DOI: 10.1007/s10584-016-1648-7
  • A continuous ice-core Be-10 record from Mongolian mid-latitudes: Influences of solar variability and local climate F Inceoglu, MF Knudsen, J Olsen, C Karoff, PA Herren, M Schwikowski, A Aldahan and G Possnert
    Earth and Planetary Science Letters 437, 47-56 (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.01.006
  • The environmental photochemistry of oxide surfaces and the nature of frozen salt solutions: A new in situ XPS approach F Orlando, A Waldner, T Bartels-Rausch, M Birrer, S Kato, MT Lee, C Proff, T Huthwelker, A Kleibert, J van Bokhoven and M Ammann
    Topics in Catalysis 59, 591-604 (2016).
    DOI: 10.1007/s11244-015-0515-5
  • Twentieth-century warming preserved in a Geladaindong mountain ice core, central Tibetan Plateau Y Zhang, S Kang, B Grigholm, Y Zhang, S Kaspari, U Morgenstern, J Ren, D Qin, PA Mayewski, Q Zhang, Z Cong, M Sillanpää, M Schwikowki and F Chen
    Annals of Glaciology 57, 70 - 80 (2016).
    DOI: 10.3189/2016AoG71A001
  • The WAIS Divide deep ice core WD2014 chronology – Part 2: Annual-layer counting (0–31 ka BP) M Sigl, TJ Fudge, M Winstrup, J Cole-Dai, D Ferris, JR McConnell, KC Taylor, KC Welten, TE Woodruff, F Adolphi, M Bisiaux, EJ Brook, C Buizert, MW Caffee, NW Dunbar, R Edwards, L Geng, N Iverson, B Koffman, L Layman, OJ Maselli, K McGwire, R Muscheler, K Nishiizumi, DR Pasteris, RH Rhodes and TA Sowers
    Climate of the Past 12, 769-786 (2016).
    DOI: 10.5194/cp-12-769-2016
  • Cooling and societal change during the Late Antique Little Ice Age from 536 to around 660 AD U Buntgen, VS Myglan, FC Ljungqvist, M McCormick, N Di Cosmo, M Sigl, J Jungclaus, S Wagner, PJ Krusic, J Esper, JO Kaplan, MAC de Vaan, J Luterbacher, L Wacker, W Tegel and AV Kirdyanov
    Nature Geosci 9, 231-236 (2016).
    DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2652
  • 210Po poisoning as possible cause of death: Forensic investigations and toxicological analysis of the remains of Yasser Arafat P Froidevaux, F Bochud, S Baechler, V Castella, M Augsburger, C Bailat, K Michaud, M Straub, M Pecchia, TM Jenk, T Uldin and P Mangin
    Forensic Science International 259, 1-9 (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2015.09.019
  • McCall Glacier record of Arctic climate change: Interpreting a northern Alaska ice core with regional water isotopes ES Klein, M Nolan, J McConnell, M Sigl, J Cherry, J Young and JM Welker
    Quaternary Science Reviews 131, Part B, 274-284 (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.07.030
  • Historic records of organic compounds from a high Alpine glacier: influences of biomass burning, anthropogenic emissions, and dust transport C Muller-Tautges, A Eichler, M Schwikowski, GB Pezzatti, M Conedera and T Hoffmann
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16, 1029-1043 (2016).
    DOI: 10.5194/acp-16-1029-2016