Articles | Volume 20, issue 16
Research article
21 Aug 2020
Research article |  | 21 Aug 2020

Probing key organic substances driving new particle growth initiated by iodine nucleation in coastal atmosphere

Yibei Wan, Xiangpeng Huang, Bin Jiang, Binyu Kuang, Manfei Lin, Deming Xia, Yuhong Liao, Jingwen Chen, Jian Zhen Yu, and Huan Yu

Data sets

Organic Compounds Dataset Detected by High Resolution Mass Spectrometer in Ambient Aerosols from the Coastal Atmosphere of Zhejiang, China [DB/J] Huan Yu

Short summary
Biogenic iodine emission from macroalgae and microalgae could initiate atmospheric new particle formation (NPF). But it is unknown if other species are needed to drive the growth of new iodine particles in the marine boundary layer. Unlike the deeper understanding of organic compounds driving continental NPF, little is known about the organics involved in coastal or open-ocean NPF. This article reveals a new group of important organic compounds involved in this process.
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