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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 13253–13265, 2020

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 13253–13265, 2020

Research article 10 Nov 2020

Research article | 10 Nov 2020

Variability in gaseous elemental mercury at Villum Research Station, Station Nord, in North Greenland from 1999 to 2017

Henrik Skov et al.

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Short summary
Mercury is toxic in all its forms. It bioaccumulates in food webs, is ubiquitous in the atmosphere, and atmospheric transport is an important source for this element in the Arctic. Measurements of gaseous elemental mercury have been carried out at the Villum Research Station at Station Nord in northern Greenland since 1999. The measurements are compared with model results from the Danish Eulerian Hemispheric Model. In this way, the dynamics of mercury are investigated.
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