Articles | Volume 16, issue 2
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1029–1043, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-1029-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1029–1043, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-1029-2016

Research article 28 Jan 2016

Research article | 28 Jan 2016

Historic records of organic compounds from a high Alpine glacier: influences of biomass burning, anthropogenic emissions, and dust transport

C. Müller-Tautges et al.

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The paper focuses on the determination and interpretation of historic records of organic compounds in an ice core from Grenzgletscher in the southern Swiss Alps, covering the time period from 1942 to 1993. The resulting long-term records of organic species were found to be influenced by the forest fire history in southern Switzerland, anthropogenic emissions, as well as changing mineral dust transport to the drilling site.
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