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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12285–12312, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12285-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12285–12312, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12285-2020

Research article 29 Oct 2020

Research article | 29 Oct 2020

Spatial distribution of enhanced BrO and its relation to meteorological parameters in Arctic and Antarctic sea ice regions

Sora Seo et al.

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In this study, we present spatial distributions of occurrence frequency of enhanced total BrO column and various meteorological parameters affecting it in the Arctic and Antarctic sea ice regions by using 10 years of GOME-2 measurements and meteorological model data. Statistical analysis using the long-term dataset shows clear differences in the meteorological conditions between the mean field and the situation of enhanced total BrO columns in both polar sea ice regions.
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