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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 9173–9199, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-9173-2021

Special issue: Interactions between aerosols and the South West Asian...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 9173–9199, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-9173-2021

Research article 16 Jun 2021

Research article | 16 Jun 2021

Mixing state of refractory black carbon aerosol in the South Asian outflow over the northern Indian Ocean during winter

Sobhan Kumar Kompalli et al.

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The first observations of refractory black carbon aerosol size distributions and mixing state in South Asian outflow to the northern Indian Ocean were carried out as a part of the ICARB-2018 experiment during winter. Size distributions indicated mixed sources of BC particles in the outflow, which are thickly coated. The coating thickness of BC is controlled mainly by the availability of condensable species in the outflow.
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