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ACP | Articles | Volume 19, issue 1
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 57–76, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-57-2019
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Special issue: NETCARE (Network on Aerosols and Climate: Addressing Key Uncertainties...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 57–76, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-57-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
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Research article 03 Jan 2019

Research article | 03 Jan 2019

Aircraft-based measurements of High Arctic springtime aerosol show evidence for vertically varying sources, transport and composition

Megan D. Willis et al.

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The vertical distribution of Arctic aerosol is an important driver of its climate impacts. We present vertically resolved measurements of aerosol composition and properties made in the High Arctic during spring on an aircraft platform. We explore how aerosol properties are related to transport history and show evidence of vertical trends in aerosol sources, transport mechanisms and composition. These results will help us to better understand aerosol–climate interactions in the Arctic.
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