Articles | Volume 20, issue 24
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 15983–16006, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15983-2020

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 15983–16006, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15983-2020

Research article 22 Dec 2020

Research article | 22 Dec 2020

Long-term deposition and condensation ice-nucleating particle measurements from four stations across the globe

Jann Schrod et al.

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Long-term ice nucleating particle concentrations by offline vacuum diffusion chamber measurements from the Amazon, the Caribbean, Central Europe, and the Norwegian Arctic J. Schrod et al. https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.925732

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Long-term ice-nucleating particle (INP) data are presented from four semi-pristine sites located in the Amazon, the Caribbean, Germany and the Arctic. Average INP concentrations did not differ by orders of magnitude between the sites. For all sites short-term variability dominated the time series, which lacked clear trends and seasonalities. Common drivers to explain the INP levels and their variations could not be identified, illustrating the complex nature of heterogeneous ice nucleation.
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