Articles | Volume 21, issue 5
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 3345–3370, 2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 3345–3370, 2021

Research article 04 Mar 2021

Research article | 04 Mar 2021

The effect of meteorological conditions and atmospheric composition in the occurrence and development of new particle formation (NPF) events in Europe

Dimitrios Bousiotis et al.

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Research data supporting "The Effect of Meteorological Conditions and Atmospheric Composition in the Occurrence and Development of New Particle Formation (NPF) Events in Europe" R. M. Harrison and D. Bousiotis

Short summary
New particle formation events from 16 sites over Europe have been studied, and the influence of meteorological and atmospheric composition variables has been investigated. Some variables, like solar radiation intensity and temperature, have a positive effect on the occurrence of these events, while others have a negative effect, affecting different aspects such as the rate at which particles are formed or grow. This effect varies depending on the site type and magnitude of these variables.
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