Articles | Volume 17, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7891–7915, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-7891-2017

Special issue: CHemistry and AeRosols Mediterranean EXperiments (ChArMEx)...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7891–7915, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-7891-2017

Research article 30 Jun 2017

Research article | 30 Jun 2017

Optical, physical and chemical properties of aerosols transported to a coastal site in the western Mediterranean: a focus on primary marine aerosols

Marine Claeys et al.

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Over a period of 5 days (summer 2013), the mass concentration of primary marine aerosols was dominant compared to other aerosols measured at a ground-based measuring site on Corsica. The characteristics of primary marine aerosols such as their size distribution, their optical properties and their direct radiative effect were studied as a function of their ageing and region of emission. These characteristics were compared to two other periods dominated by different aerosol regimes.
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