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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12373–12392, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-12373-2014

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12373–12392, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-12373-2014
Research article
26 Nov 2014
Research article | 26 Nov 2014

Measurements of OH and RO2 radicals at Dome C, East Antarctica

A. Kukui et al.

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Concentrations of OH radicals and the sum of peroxy radicals, RO2, were measured in the boundary layer for the first time on the East Antarctic Plateau at the Concordia Station during the austral summer 2011/2012. The concentrations of radicals were comparable to those observed at the South Pole, confirming that the elevated oxidative capacity of the Antarctic atmospheric boundary layer found at the South Pole is not restricted to the South Pole but common over the high Antarctic plateau.
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