TITLE

Aerosol concentrations and scattering coefficient at Mace Head, Ireland

AUTHOR(S)
Kleefeld, C.; O’Reilly, S.; Jennings, S. G.; Kunz, G.; de Leeuw, G.; Aalto, P.; Becker, E.; O’Dowd, C.
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 534 Issue 1, p597
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In June 1999 an intensive measurement campaign, Particle Formation and Fate in the Coastal Environment (PARFORCE), was conducted at the coastal Global Atmospheric Watch (GAW) research station at Mace Head, Ireland. Reported are the results of the aerosol scattering measurements. Aerosol scattering is dominated by the local sea-salt source and this is supported by closure study results.
ACCESSION #
5669692

 

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