Articles | Volume 15, issue 17
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 10057–10070, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-10057-2015
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 10057–10070, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-10057-2015

Research article 09 Sep 2015

Research article | 09 Sep 2015

Black carbon concentrations and mixing state in the Finnish Arctic

T. Raatikainen et al.

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We have measured atmospheric aerosol composition by using a Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) in the Finnish Arctic during winter 2011-2012. SP2 can give detailed information about mass distributions and mixing state of refractory black carbon (rBC). The measurements showed varying rBC mass concentrations, but relatively constant rBC core size distributions and mixing state parameters. On average, 24% of all particles contain rBC and the observed rBC cores are always thickly coated.
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