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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-275-2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-275-2019
Research article
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08 Jan 2019
Research article |  | 08 Jan 2019

CCN measurements at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station during three austral summers

Paul Herenz, Heike Wex, Alexander Mangold, Quentin Laffineur, Irina V. Gorodetskaya, Zoë L. Fleming, Marios Panagi, and Frank Stratmann

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Atmospheric aerosol particles were observed in Antarctica, at the Belgian Princess Elisabeth station during three austral summers. Possible source regions for the particles were examined. Air that spent more than 90 %; of the time during 10 days over Antarctica had low and stable number concentrations, while the highest (new particle formation) and lowest (scavenging and wet deposition) concentrations were observed for air masses that were more strongly influenced by the Southern Ocean.
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