Articles | Volume 17, issue 4
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2689–2708, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-2689-2017

Special issue: Global Mercury Observation System – Atmosphere...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2689–2708, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-2689-2017

Research article 22 Feb 2017

Research article | 22 Feb 2017

Five-year records of mercury wet deposition flux at GMOS sites in the Northern and Southern hemispheres

Francesca Sprovieri et al.

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The results on total mercury (THg) wet deposition flux obtained within the GMOS network have been presented and discussed to understand the atmospheric Hg cycling and its seasonal depositional patterns over the 2011–2015 period. The data set provides new insight into baseline concentrations of THg concentrations in precipitation particularly in regions where wet deposition and atmospheric Hg species were not investigated before, opening the way for additional measurements and modeling studies.
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