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ACP | Articles | Volume 20, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 11869–11892, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-11869-2020
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the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 11869–11892, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-11869-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 22 Oct 2020

Research article | 22 Oct 2020

Long-term time series of Arctic tropospheric BrO derived from UV–VIS satellite remote sensing and its relation to first-year sea ice

Ilias Bougoudis et al.

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A 22-year (1996 to 2017) consistent Arctic tropospheric BrO dataset derived from four satellite remote sensing instruments is presented. An increase in tropospheric BrO VCDs over this period, and especially during polar springs, can be seen. Comparisons of tropospheric BrO VCDs with first-year sea ice reveal a moderate spatial and temporal correlation between the two, suggesting that the increase in first-year sea ice in the Arctic has an impact on tropospheric BrO abundancies.
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