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Coupled Analysis of Granulometric Composition of Aerosol Substance in Surface Air and Snow Cover: Effect of Air Masses on Aerosol Particle Distribution

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We present a comparative study of the ratio of aerosol fractions in the surface air and snow layers chronologically referenced to stratigraphically significant snowfalls. Trajectories of winter air masses were calculated using the NOAA HYSPLIT_4 model and NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis meteorological fields. The features of the formation of the winter aerosol field within the Ob–Tom interfluve are shown to be associated predominantly with winds with a southerly component.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The work was implemented using infrastructure of the Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, including the Center for Collective Use Atmosphere. The granulometric analysis of snow samples was performed in the Innovation Research and Education Centre for Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies in National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University and at the Center for Collective Use Chemistry of the Institute of Chemistry of the Komi Scientific Center, Urals Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences.

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This study was supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Eduation of the Russian Federation (V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences). The trajectory analysis was conducted with support from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the Iran National Science Foundation (through research project no. 20-55-56 028).

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Tentyukov, M.P., Shukurov, K.A., Belan, B.D. et al. Coupled Analysis of Granulometric Composition of Aerosol Substance in Surface Air and Snow Cover: Effect of Air Masses on Aerosol Particle Distribution. Atmos Ocean Opt 34, 586–595 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1024856021060257

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