Articles | Volume 18, issue 13
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-9631-2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-9631-2018
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09 Jul 2018
Research article |  | 09 Jul 2018

Aerosol sources in the western Mediterranean during summertime: a model-based approach

Mounir Chrit, Karine Sartelet, Jean Sciare, Jorge Pey, José B. Nicolas, Nicolas Marchand, Evelyn Freney, Karine Sellegri, Matthias Beekmann, and François Dulac

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Fine particulate matter (PM) in the atmosphere is of concern due to its effects on health, climate, ecosystems and biological cycles, and visibility. These effects are especially important in the Mediterranean region. In this study, the air quality model Polyphemus is used to understand the sources of inorganic and organic particles in the western Mediterranean and evaluate the uncertainties linked to the model parameters and hypotheses related to condensation/evaporation in the model.
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