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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-23-3779-2023
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-23-3779-2023
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30 Mar 2023
Research article |  | 30 Mar 2023

Dynamics of aerosol, humidity, and clouds in air masses travelling over Fennoscandian boreal forests

Meri Räty, Larisa Sogacheva, Helmi-Marja Keskinen, Veli-Matti Kerminen, Tuomo Nieminen, Tuukka Petäjä, Ekaterina Ezhova, and Markku Kulmala

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We utilised back trajectories to identify the source region of air masses arriving in Hyytiälä, Finland, and their travel time over forests. Combined with atmospheric observations, they revealed how air mass transport over the Fennoscandian boreal forest during the growing season produced an accumulation of cloud condensation nuclei and humidity, promoting cloudiness and precipitation. By 55 h of transport, air masses appeared to reach a balanced state with the forest environment.
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