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adding new chemical reaction to Chemistry Preprocessor input file

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adding new chemical reaction to Chemistry Preprocessor input file

Hi,

so i need to add new chemical reaction to my Chemistry Preprocessor file. but i have a few reaction like( OH + OCS → products &  NO3 + OCS → products & Cl + OCS → products & ClO + OCS →products ), 

 

i'm not sure how to specify "products" for the model?  your help is greatly appreciated

Regards,

 

mmills

Please post your questions about WACCM in one of the WACCM forums so that I will see them:

https://bb.cgd.ucar.edu/forums/science-issues-0

https://bb.cgd.ucar.edu/forums/software-and-run-time-issues-0

For all of your chemical reactions, you should try to provide products that are balanced with the reactants so that you are conserving elements such as chlorine. If you are not concerned about the products of sulfur oxidation, such as SO2 and SO, you could leave them out. But you probably should be careful to conserve chlorine so that ozone is calculated accurately. For example, if you don't care about sulfur, you could put:

CL + OCS -> CLO

CLO + OCS -> CL 

OH + OCS -> CO + H

In fact, the products of the last reaction are SO2 + CO + H.

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