New study published in ES&T Letters highlights the sensitivity of dissolved organic sulfur to photo-oxidation

Dissolved organic sulfur is an important component of waters, influencing the cycling of many elements. Our recent study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters documents how sunlight selectively photo-oxidizes reduced dissolved organic sulfur (DOS) to inorganic sulfate. The results have implications for the cycling of carbon, sulfur, and trace metals (e.g., mercury) in aquatic environments, and documents a reaction that may be relevant in the atmosphere. 

DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.3c00210.

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