Articles | Volume 17, issue 3
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1759–1773, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1759-2017

Special issue: Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon (GoAmazon2014/5)...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1759–1773, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1759-2017

Research article 06 Feb 2017

Research article | 06 Feb 2017

Anthropogenic influences on the physical state of submicron particulate matter over a tropical forest

Adam P. Bateman et al.

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The occurrence of nonliquid and liquid physical states of submicron atmospheric particulate matter (PM) downwind of an urban region in central Amazonia was investigated. Air masses representing background conditions, urban pollution, and regional- and continental-scale biomass were measured. Anthropogenic influences contributed to the presence of nonliquid PM in the atmospheric particle population, while liquid PM dominated during periods of biogenic influence.
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