Articles | Volume 17, issue 2
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1343–1359, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1343-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1343–1359, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1343-2017
Research article
30 Jan 2017
Research article | 30 Jan 2017

Qualitative and quantitative analysis of atmospheric organosulfates in Centreville, Alabama

Anusha P. S. Hettiyadura et al.

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Organosulfates are components of secondary organic aerosol (SOA) formed in the presence of sulfate. Herein, their abundance, identity, and potential to form as sampling artifacts were studied in Centreville, AL, USA. The 10 most abundant signals accounted for 58–78 % of the total, with at least 20–200 other species accounting for the remainder. These major species were largely associated with biogenic gases, like isoprene and monoterpenes, and are proposed targets for future standard development.
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