Articles | Volume 15, issue 14
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 7929–7943, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-7929-2015
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 7929–7943, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-7929-2015

Research article 17 Jul 2015

Research article | 17 Jul 2015

Smoke aerosol properties and ageing effects for northern temperate and boreal regions derived from AERONET source and age attribution

T. Nikonovas et al.

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The study found significant differences in smoke plumes attributed to different vegetation type fires in northern temperate and boreal regions. Plume particle sizes and optical properties varied not only when comparing grass and forest emissions, but also plumes from different forest types. Particles were found to increase in size in ageing plumes. Determined growth rates were significant and consistent between the emissions of different origin.
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