Articles | Volume 21, issue 2
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 799–811, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-799-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 799–811, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-799-2021

Research article 20 Jan 2021

Research article | 20 Jan 2021

Size-resolved aerosol pH over Europe during summer

Stylianos Kakavas et al.

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The dependence of aerosol acidity on particle size, location, and altitude over Europe during a summertime period is investigated. Differences of up to 1–4 pH units are predicted between sub- and supermicron particles in northern and southern Europe. Particles of all sizes become increasingly acidic with altitude (0.5–2.5 pH units decrease over 2.5 km). The size-dependent pH differences carry important implications for pH-sensitive processes in the aerosol.
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