Articles | Volume 19, issue 3
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 1665–1684, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-1665-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 1665–1684, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-1665-2019

Research article 08 Feb 2019

Research article | 08 Feb 2019

Characterisation and source identification of biofluorescent aerosol emissions over winter and summer periods in the United Kingdom

Elizabeth Forde et al.

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The abundance and diversity of airborne biological particles in different environments remains poorly constrained. Measurements of such particles were conducted at four sites in the United Kingdom, using real-time fluorescence instrumentation. Using local land cover types, sources of suspected particle types were identified and compared. Most sites exhibited a wet-discharged fungal spore dominance, with the exception of one site, which was inferred to be influenced by a local dairy farm.
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