Tropospheric Bioaerosols of Southwestern Siberia: Their Concentrations and Variability, Distributions and Long-term Dynamics
The paper is devoted to the results of the eight-year study of the biogenic components of tropospheric aerosol in Southwestern Siberia at the altitudes up to 7,000 m. The most important among them are: the total protein as an indicator of all substances of biological origin and culturable microorganisms as a component, which is most harmful to man. The eight-year dynamics of mean annual values of the above concentrations, their annual variations and altitude profiles are presented. Possible sources of the observed bioaerosols are discussed.
Keywords Bioaerosols, tropospheric aerosols, long-term trends
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