Articles | Volume 22, issue 7
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 5033–5069, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-5033-2022
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 5033–5069, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-5033-2022
Research article
14 Apr 2022
Research article | 14 Apr 2022

Aerosol optical properties calculated from size distributions, filter samples and absorption photometer data at Dome C, Antarctica, and their relationships with seasonal cycles of sources

Aki Virkkula et al.

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Scattering and absorption coefficients calcu- lated from size distributions and absorption photometer data at Dome C A. Virkkula https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6354922

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Optical properties of surface aerosols at Dome C, Antarctica, in 2007–2013 and their potential source areas are presented. The equivalent black carbon (eBC) mass concentrations were compared with eBC measured at three other Antarctic sites: the South Pole (SPO) and two coastal sites, Neumayer and Syowa. Transport analysis suggests that South American BC emissions are the largest contributor to eBC at Dome C.
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