Articles | Volume 19, issue 11
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 7897–7911, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-7897-2019

Special issue: Study of ozone, aerosols and radiation over the Tibetan Plateau...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 7897–7911, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-7897-2019

Research article 13 Jun 2019

Research article | 13 Jun 2019

Chemical characterization and sources of submicron aerosols in the northeastern Qinghai–Tibet Plateau: insights from high-resolution mass spectrometry

Xinghua Zhang et al.

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Highly time resolved chemistry and sources of PM1 were measured by an Aerodyne HR-ToF-AMS at Waliguan Baseline Observatory, a high-altitude background station at the northeastern edge of Qinghai–Tibet Plateau (QTP), during summer 2017. Relatively higher mass concentration of PM1 and dominant sulfate contribution were observed in this site compared to those at other high-elevation sites in the southern or central QTP, indicating the different aerosol sources between them.
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