Articles | Volume 18, issue 17
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13197–13214, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13197-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13197–13214, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13197-2018

Research article 13 Sep 2018

Research article | 13 Sep 2018

Molecular insights on aging and aqueous-phase processing from ambient biomass burning emissions-influenced Po Valley fog and aerosol

Matthew Brege et al.

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The detailed molecular composition of ambient fog and aerosol influenced by regional biomass burning and secondary processes was studied. Aerosol and aqueous-phase functionalization and oxidation were observed, leading to fog compositions that are more "SOA-like" than aerosols. The significance of the aqueous phase in transforming the molecular chemistry and contributing to secondary organic aerosol is demonstrated here.
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