Articles | Volume 22, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 10023–10043, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-10023-2022

Special issue: Pan-Eurasian Experiment (PEEX) – Part II

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 10023–10043, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-10023-2022
Research article
04 Aug 2022
Research article | 04 Aug 2022

Secondary aerosol formation in marine Arctic environments: a model measurement comparison at Ny-Ålesund

Carlton Xavier et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2022-200', Anonymous Referee #1, 28 Apr 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2022-200', Anonymous Referee #2, 29 Apr 2022
  • AC1: 'Comment on acp-2022-200 Authors Repsonse', Carlton Xavier, 01 Jul 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Carlton Xavier on behalf of the Authors (02 Jul 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes
ED: Publish as is (12 Jul 2022) by Dominick Spracklen
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Short summary
The focus of this work is to study and improve our understanding of processes involved in the formation and growth of new particles in a remote Arctic marine environment. We run the 1D model ADCHEM along air mass trajectories arriving at Ny-Ålesund in May 2018. The model finds that ion-mediated H2SO4–NH3 nucleation can explain the observed new particle formation at Ny-Ålesund. The growth of particles is driven via H2SO4 condensation and formation of methane sulfonic acid in the aqueous phase.
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