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Chemical Composition of Atmospheric Aerosol in Arctic Regions in Summer 2021

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The differences and similarity of the chemical composition (ions, trace elements, and polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)) of the near-water atmospheric aerosol collected in summer 2021 along the expedition routes of the R/V Akademik Mstislav Keldysh in the region of the Kara Sea (the second stage of cruise 83, from June 18 to July 8, 2021), in the Barents Sea, and in the Norwegian-Greenland Basin (cruise 84, from July 24 to August 26) are revealed.

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We are grateful to the crew of the R/V Akademik Mstislav Keldysh for help in carrying out the expedition work and to the staff of the Air Resources Laboratory of the American National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for providing the opportunity to perform trajectory analysis using the HYSPLIT model.


This work was supported by the Russian Science Foundation, project no. 21-77-20025 “Atmospheric Aerosol in High-Latitude Regions of the World Ocean: Physicochemical Composition, Geographic Distribution, Main Sources, and Variability Factors.”

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Golobokova, L., Kruglinsky, I., Pochufarov, A. et al. Chemical Composition of Atmospheric Aerosol in Arctic Regions in Summer 2021. Izv. Atmos. Ocean. Phys. 59 (Suppl 1), S70–S80 (2023).

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