Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

MOCCIE research quoted

Date: 
Fri, 06/28/2019

AirUCI faculty Manabu Shiraiwa and Doug Tobias are key members of the MOCCIE working group which, along with members from several other universities here and abroad, studies indoor air pollution.  A recent paper published in Nature explains how skin oils react with ozone and other gases to produce a range of volatile and semi-volatile gases and substances, creating a "Pig Pen" effect, almost like a cloud of these substances.  AirUCI postdoc Pascale Lakey (Shiraiwa group) and our collaborator Donghyun Rim are also co-authors on this paper.   Read the article