Articles | Volume 17, issue 3
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1689–1698, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1689-2017

Special issue: Data collection, analysis and application of speciated atmospheric...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1689–1698, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1689-2017

Research article 03 Feb 2017

Research article | 03 Feb 2017

Deciphering potential chemical compounds of gaseous oxidized mercury in Florida, USA

Jiaoyan Huang et al.

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The highest mercury (Hg) wet deposition in USA occurs along the Gulf of Mexico. Gaseous oxidized Hg (GOM) is a major contributor due to high water solubility and reactivity. Concentration and dry deposition of GOM were determined for OLF, Florida. Results indicated at least 5 GOM compounds in this area including HgBr2, HgO, and Hg–nitrogen and –sulfur forms. GOM chemistry indicates reactions with local mobile source pollutants and long-range transport from outside of the USA.
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