EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > NITROGEN COMPOUNDS > DINITROGEN PENTOXIDE
Dinitrogen pentoxide (N2O5) is formed from the reaction of the nitrate radical
with nitrogen dioxide. Higher in the atmosphere N2O5 is an effective reservoir
for active nitrogen.
American Meteorological Society. 2000. Glossary of Meteorology, Second Edition.
Boston, MA: American Meteorological Society.