Articles | Volume 17, issue 10
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6227–6241, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-6227-2017

Special issue: Pan-Eurasian Experiment (PEEX)

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6227–6241, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-6227-2017

Research article 22 May 2017

Research article | 22 May 2017

Long-term analysis of clear-sky new particle formation events and nonevents in Hyytiälä

Lubna Dada et al.

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We studied new particle formation under clear-sky conditions in the boreal forest in southern Finland. We compared varying conditions between new particle events and nonevents. We then formulated a threshold value that separates new particle events from nonevents and reached a probability distribution for the frequency of new particle formation. This study serves as the basis for scientists aiming to improve their understanding of new particle formation.
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