Articles | Volume 17, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 11591–11604, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-11591-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 11591–11604, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-11591-2017

Research article 28 Sep 2017

Research article | 28 Sep 2017

Water uptake by fresh Indonesian peat burning particles is limited by water-soluble organic matter

Jing Chen et al.

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We report size-dependent water uptake by fresh Indonesian peat burning particles and discuss relationship between water uptake and chemical characteristics. Fresh peat burning particles are almost non-hygroscopic, as determined by both the water-soluble organic fraction and the difference in κ of slightly and highly water-soluble fractions. This work experimentally validates the reference for κ of OA-dominated particles, thus contributing to more accurate estimation of aerosol climate impacts.
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