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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-18147-2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-18147-2021
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15 Dec 2021
Research article |  | 15 Dec 2021

First insights into northern Africa high-altitude background aerosol chemical composition and source influences

Nabil Deabji, Khanneh Wadinga Fomba, Souad El Hajjaji, Abdelwahid Mellouki, Laurent Poulain, Sebastian Zeppenfeld, and Hartmut Herrmann

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Mountain and high-altitude sites provide representative data for the lower free troposphere, various pathways for aerosol interactions, and changing boundary layer heights useful in understanding atmospheric composition. However, only few studies exist in African regions despite diversity in both natural and anthropogenic emissions. This study provides detailed atmospheric studies in the northern African high-altitude region.
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