Articles | Volume 18, issue 19
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-14217-2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-14217-2018
Research article
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08 Oct 2018
Research article |  | 08 Oct 2018

The impacts of regional shipping emissions on the chemical characteristics of coastal submicron aerosols near Houston, TX

Benjamin C. Schulze, Henry W. Wallace, Alexander T. Bui, James H. Flynn, Matt H. Erickson, Sergio Alvarez, Qili Dai, Sascha Usenko, Rebecca J. Sheesley, and Robert J. Griffin

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Atmospheric field measurements at a coastal site near Houston, TX, were used to investigate the influence of shipping vessel emissions on aerosol mass and composition over the Gulf of Mexico. Results suggest that, despite recent regulations, these vessels still produce a considerable fraction of inorganic and organic aerosol mass in the region. Secondary effects of shipping emissions on organic aerosol composition, such as influences on aerosol aging, were also identified.
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