Articles | Volume 16, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 9905–9933, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-9905-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 9905–9933, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-9905-2016
Research article
08 Aug 2016
Research article | 08 Aug 2016

A comparison of sea salt emission parameterizations in northwestern Europe using a chemistry transport model setup

Daniel Neumann et al.

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Atmospheric sea salt particles provide surface area for the condensation of gaseous substances and, thus, impact these substances' atmospheric residence time and chemical reactions. The number and size of sea salt particles govern the strength of these impacts. Therefore, these parameters should be reflected accurately in chemistry transport models. In this study, three different sea salt emission functions are compared in order to evaluate which one is best suited for the given model setup.
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