Articles | Volume 17, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 10969–10995, 2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 10969–10995, 2017

Research article 15 Sep 2017

Research article | 15 Sep 2017

Cross-polar transport and scavenging of Siberian aerosols containing black carbon during the 2012 ACCESS summer campaign

Jean-Christophe Raut et al.

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We study the cross-polar transport of plumes from Siberian fires to the Arctic in summer, both in terms of transport pathways and efficiency of deposition processes. Those plumes containing soot may originate from anthropogenic and biomass burning sources in mid-latitude regions and may impact the Arctic climate by depositing on snow and ice surfaces. We evaluate the role of the respective source contributions, investigate the transport of plumes and treat pathway-dependent removal of particles.
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