Formaldehyde in the Tropical Western Pacific: Evaluation of model chemistry and emissions with in situ observations

Daniel C Anderson1, Julie M Nicely1, Ross J Salawitch2, Glenn M Wolfe3, Thomas F Hanisco4, Russell R Dickerson1, Eric C Apel5, Elliot L Atlas6, Sunil Baidar7, Nicola J Blake8, Teresa Lynn Campos9, Dexian Chen10, Barbara K Dix11, Rafael Fernandez12, L Gregory Huey13, Douglas Edward Kinnison9, Theodore Konstantinos Koenig14, Samuel R Hall9, Rebecca S Hornbrook9, J F Lamarque9, Laura Pan9, Daniel D Riemer15, Alfonso Saiz-Lopez16, David Tanner17, Kirk Ullmann9, Rainer M Volkamer11, Andrew John Weinheimer18, Michael Robert Le Breton19, Carl Percival20 and Thomas Bannan19, (1)University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States, (2)University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States, (3)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (4)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Lab, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (5)University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, (6)University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States, (7)NOAA/ESRL/CSD, Cooperate Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States, (8)University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States, (9)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, (10)Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Atlanta, GA, United States, (11)University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, (12)Institute of Physical Chemistry Rocasolano, CSIC, Madrid, Spain, (13)Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, Atlanta, GA, United States, (14)University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Boulder, CO, United States, (15)Self Employed, Washington, DC, United States, (16)Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, Spain, (17)Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Atlanta, GA, United States, (18)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Atmospheric Chemistry Observations and Modeling Laboratory, Boulder, CO, United States, (19)University of Manchester, Manchester, M13, United Kingdom, (20)University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom