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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8549–8570, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-8549-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8549–8570, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-8549-2018
Research article
18 Jun 2018
Research article | 18 Jun 2018

Reactive bromine in the low troposphere of Antarctica: estimations at two research sites

Cristina Prados-Roman et al.

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Despite the efforts of the scientific community, the abundance and distribution of reactive bromine (BrOx) in the Antarctic troposphere is still poorly characterized. This work presents the first ground-based observations of tropospheric BrO from the Antarctic sites of Belgrano and Marambio. The 2015 measurements reported are also the first contemporary observations of BrO vertical profiles from two Antarctic sites and depict the geographical heterogeneity of BrOx in the Antarctic troposphere.
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