FORMONA
(Formation of Nitrous Acid in the Atmosphere)

Objective: Comprehension of the main formation mechanisms for HONO; elucidation of its role in the oxidation processes in the urban atmosphere.

LHTEE Contribution: 3-D model simulations of heterogeneous HONO formation in Milan.

Funded by: CEC, Environment and Climate Programme (1996-1998)


Major Partners:

  1. CNR Instituto Inquinamento Atmospherico, Roma, Italy
  2. Bergische Universitat GH Wuppertal, Germany
  3. Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Cambridge, UK