Articles | Volume 19, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11969–11983, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11969-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11969–11983, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11969-2019

Research article 25 Sep 2019

Research article | 25 Sep 2019

Plant assemblages in atmospheric deposition

Ke Dong et al.

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Subject: Biosphere Interactions | Research Activity: Field Measurements | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Chemistry (chemical composition and reactions)
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The work reported here is the first, the most comprehensive molecularly based study of atmospheric deposition of plants. Plants disperse spores, pollen, and fragments into the atmosphere. The emitted plant particles return to the pedosphere by sedimentation (dry deposition) and/or by precipitation (wet deposition), comprising part of the Earth's cycling of substances. This study reports plant assemblages in dry and wet atmospheric deposits collected together at the same sampling point.
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