Articles | Volume 19, issue 8
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5589–5604, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-5589-2019

Special issue: NETCARE (Network on Aerosols and Climate: Addressing Key Uncertainties...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5589–5604, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-5589-2019

Research article 30 Apr 2019

Research article | 30 Apr 2019

Characterization of aerosol growth events over Ellesmere Island during the summers of 2015 and 2016

Samantha Tremblay et al.

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Atmospheric aerosols, tiny airborne particles, have an important impact on climate. However, a lack of understanding of the chemistry of aerosols is one of the largest contributors to uncertainty in predictions of climate change. Measurements of aerosols were carried out in the Arctic at Eureka Station, Canada, to better understand what role aerosols play in this fragile environment. It is found that organic aerosols, possibly originating from marine emissions, are ubiquitous during summertime.
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