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Volume 17, issue 3
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2067–2084, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-2067-2017
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Special issue: CHemistry and AeRosols Mediterranean EXperiments (ChArMEx)...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2067–2084, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-2067-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 10 Feb 2017

Research article | 10 Feb 2017

Constraining the ship contribution to the aerosol of the central Mediterranean

Silvia Becagli et al.

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The paper aims to implement a specific strategy to target the aerosol due to ship emissions. PM10 is collected south and north of the main shipping route through the Mediterranean. Other than ions and metals the analysis is complemented with measurements of rare earth elements, trajectories from a high resolution regional model and actual observations of ship traffic. The combination of these approaches allows for unambiguous identification of the ship contribution (8–11 % of PM10) in this area.
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