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Dynamics of sulfur-containing admixtures in the atmosphere around a point source—the Baikal Pulp and Paper Plant on the southeast coast of Lake Baikal

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A complex of organic and inorganic sulfur compounds have been measured for the first time in the vicinity of a point anthropogenic source—the Baikal Pulp and Paper Plant (BPPP) on the southeast coast of Lake Baikal; their spatial distribution and possible chemical transformation depending on the meteorological conditions and the time of day have been estimated. It is shown that the different heights of the emission of the sulfur compounds by departments of the plant and the coal thermal power station are responsible the different behavior of the corresponding admixtures in the plant’s surrounding.

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Original Russian Text © V.A. Obolkin, V.L. Potemkin, T. V. Khodzher, L.P. Golobokova, U.G. Filippova, V.L. Makukhin, K. Toda, M. Takeuchi, T. Obata, K. Khirota, 2010, published in Optica Atmosfery i Okeana.

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Obolkin, V.A., Potemkin, V.L., Khodzher, T.V. et al. Dynamics of sulfur-containing admixtures in the atmosphere around a point source—the Baikal Pulp and Paper Plant on the southeast coast of Lake Baikal. Atmos Ocean Opt 23, 32–38 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1024856010010070

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Keywords

  • Ozone
  • Sulfur Dioxide
  • Sulfur Compound
  • Hydrogen Sulfide
  • Oceanic Optic