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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-2895-2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-2895-2021
Research article
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25 Feb 2021
Research article |  | 25 Feb 2021

Atmospheric VOC measurements at a High Arctic site: characteristics and source apportionment

Jakob B. Pernov, Rossana Bossi, Thibaut Lebourgeois, Jacob K. Nøjgaard, Rupert Holzinger, Jens L. Hjorth, and Henrik Skov

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Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are an important constituent in the Arctic atmosphere due to their effect on aerosol and ozone formation. However, an understanding of their sources is lacking. This research presents a multiseason high-time-resolution dataset of VOCs in the Arctic and details their temporal characteristics and source apportionment. Four sources were identified: biomass burning, marine cryosphere, background, and Arctic haze.
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