Articles | Volume 14, issue 24
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 13601–13629, 2014
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 13601–13629, 2014

Research article 19 Dec 2014

Research article | 19 Dec 2014

A physically based framework for modeling the organic fractionation of sea spray aerosol from bubble film Langmuir equilibria

S. M. Burrows et al.

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The air over the ocean is full of sea spray particles ejected by bubbles that burst in the wake of breaking waves. The smallest of such particles, less than a micrometer in diameter, include organic matter derived from ocean biota. This paper introduces a method to calculate the chemical composition of spray particles. Ocean organic matter is divided into several classes using a global model. Basic chemistry relationships predict the amount of organic material in emitted spray.
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