Articles | Volume 16, issue 8
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5467–5479, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-5467-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5467–5479, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-5467-2016
Research article
02 May 2016
Research article | 02 May 2016

The global tropospheric ammonia distribution as seen in the 13-year AIRS measurement record

Juying X. Warner et al.

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We present the global distributions of tropospheric ammonia observed by the satellite sensor AIRS from September 2002 through August 2015. The AIRS instrument captures the ammonia concentrations emitted from the anthropogenic (agricultural) source regions where a summer maximum and secondary spring maximum are observable, and the high ammonia concentrations from episodic biomass burning events.
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