Articles | Volume 17, issue 11
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-6975-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-6975-2017
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14 Jun 2017
Research article |  | 14 Jun 2017

Sources and mixing state of summertime background aerosol in the north-western Mediterranean basin

Jovanna Arndt, Jean Sciare, Marc Mallet, Greg C. Roberts, Nicolas Marchand, Karine Sartelet, Karine Sellegri, François Dulac, Robert M. Healy, and John C. Wenger

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The chemical composition of individual PM2.5 particles was measured at a background site on Corsica in the Mediterranean to determine the contribution of different sources to background aerosol in the region. Most of the particles were from fossil fuel combustion and biomass burning, transported to the site from France, Italy and eastern Europe, and also accumulated other species en route. This work shows that largest impact on air quality in the Mediterranean is from anthropogenic emissions.
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