Articles | Volume 18, issue 1
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 427–443, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-427-2018

Special issue: Study of ozone, aerosols and radiation over the Tibetan Plateau...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 427–443, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-427-2018

Research article 15 Jan 2018

Research article | 15 Jan 2018

Chemical characteristics of submicron particles at the central Tibetan Plateau: insights from aerosol mass spectrometry

Jianzhong Xu et al.

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This manuscript presents results from a comprehensive field study using an HR-AMS coupled with a suite of other instruments in central Tibetan Plateau. The study discusses the chemical composition, sources, and processes of submicron aerosol during the transition from pre-monsoon to monsoon. Organic aerosol was overall highly oxidized during the entire study with higher O / C ratios during the pre-monsoon period. Sensitivity of air pollution transport with synoptic process was also evaluated.
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