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Statistical Generalization of Atmospheric Aerosol Characteristics over the White Sea (2003–2021 Expeditions)

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Results are presented from a statistical generalization of data on the microphysical characteristics and ion composition of aerosols in the atmosphere of the White Sea obtained during the 2003–2021 expeditions. Based on the recalculation of the measurement results using a homogeneous data filtering algorithm, we consider the total number concentration of particles with radii of 0.2–5 μm, the volumes of fine and coarse near-water aerosol particles (smaller and larger than 0.5 μm in radius), and the volume particle distribution function. We estimate the mass concentrations of eight water-soluble ions in aerosol composition (Сa2+, Mg2+, Na+, K+, \({\text{NH}}_{4}^{ + },\) \({\text{NO}}_{3}^{ - },\) Cl, and \({\text{SO}}_{4}^{{2 - }})\). The spatial nonuniformities and causes for anomalously high concentrations and ion composition of the aerosols are analyzed.

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The authors thank the personnel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Air Resources Laboratory for providing the possibility to use the HYSPLIT model for trajectory analysis.

We are grateful to V.S. Kozlov, Vas.V. Pol’kin, and A.B. Tikhomirov for carrying out the measurements of the aerosol characteristics in the 2003–2007 expeditions, as well as to V.P. Smargunov for instrumentation preparation.

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This work was supported by the Russian Science Foundation (project no. 21-77-20 025).

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Pol’kin, V.V., Golobokova, L.P., Kruglinsky, I.A. et al. Statistical Generalization of Atmospheric Aerosol Characteristics over the White Sea (2003–2021 Expeditions). Atmos Ocean Opt 35 (Suppl 1), S30–S37 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1134/S102485602301013X

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