Articles | Volume 18, issue 19
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13865-2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13865-2018
Research article
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01 Oct 2018
Research article |  | 01 Oct 2018

Enhancements of airborne particulate arsenic over the subtropical free troposphere: impact of southern Asian biomass burning

Yu-Chi Lin, Shih-Chieh Hsu, Chuan-Yao Lin, Shuen-Hsin Lin, Yi-Tang Huang, Yunhua Chang, and Yan-Lin Zhang

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The Asian continent is a well-known big source of airborne As in the North Pacific region. Previously, high As concentrations over the free troposphere in the region have been observed and considered contributions of industrial emissions, especially of coal-combustion. In our study, we proposed a new concept for a potential source of high As over the subtropical free troposphere, that is, BB activities over southern Asia might be an important source of airborne arsenic in the springtime.
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