Articles | Volume 17, issue 13
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8101–8128, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8101-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8101–8128, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8101-2017

Research article 04 Jul 2017

Research article | 04 Jul 2017

Pan-Arctic aerosol number size distributions: seasonality and transport patterns

Eyal Freud et al.

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This study analyses multi-year observations of atmospheric particles from five Arctic sites. These particles affect climate and air quality. The main factors that control the distinct annual cycle in the concentration of these particles are long-range transport and precipitation. The former brings pollution from the Asian sector – mostly during winter/spring – while the latter clears the air in summer/autumn. However, there are consistent differences between the sites due to regional factors.
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