Articles | Volume 16, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13271–13289, 2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13271–13289, 2016

Research article 28 Oct 2016

Research article | 28 Oct 2016

Properties of aerosols and formation mechanisms over southern China during the monsoon season

Weihua Chen et al.

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Measurements of size-resolved aerosols (0.25–18 μm) were conducted at three sites (urban, suburban and background sites) in southern China during monsoon season (May–June) in 2010 aqueous-phase reaction was the main formation pathway of droplet mode sulfate. New particle formation, chemical aging, and long-range transport from upwind urban or biomass burning regions were also found to be important in at least some of the sights on some of the sampling days.
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