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Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 251–255 | Cite as

Multiyear variations in aerosol condensation activity in Tomsk

  • M. V. Panchenko
  • S. A. Terpugova
  • T. A. Dokukina
  • V. V. Pol’kin
  • E. P. Yausheva
Optics of Clusters, Aerosols, and Hydrosoles

Abstract

We consider the results of 13 years (1998–2010) of studies of the aerosol condensation activity in Tomsk. The long-term behavior of the condensation activity parameter exhibits, in addition to the annual cycle and its second harmonic, a tendency toward slower, ∼6–7-year oscillations. The values were maximum in 1998–1999 and 2005–2007. The annual average values were minimum in 2003 and 2008, i.e., in years when intrusions of subtropical air masses from arid regions of Kazakhstan and Central Asia were the most frequent.

Keywords

Annual Behavior Atmospheric Optic Black Carbon Concentration Aerosol Composition Submicron Aerosol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. V. Panchenko
    • 1
  • S. A. Terpugova
    • 1
  • T. A. Dokukina
    • 1
  • V. V. Pol’kin
    • 1
  • E. P. Yausheva
    • 1
  1. 1.V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia

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