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Sea Salt Production and Distribution over the North-east Atlantic

  • Bärbel Langmann
  • Saji Varghese
  • Colin D. O'Dowd
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This paper presents the results from the implementation of a new submicron sea salt parameterization in a regional climate model (REMOTE). Evaluation of sea salt production, its regional distribution, and transport are carried out in this study for the periods May 2002, January 2003, and June 2003 over the domain of the North-east Atlantic and Western Europe. The monthly mean mass concentrations simulated for coarse mode are up to 70 times more than the accumulation mode with maximum mode values of approximately 56 and 5.5μg m-3, respectively.

Keywords Sea salt, marine aerosols, regional climate model

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Regional Climate Model Accumulation Mode Coarse Mode Marine Aerosol Cloud Microphysics 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bärbel Langmann
    • 1
  • Saji Varghese
    • 1
  • Colin D. O'Dowd
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Experimental Physics and Environmental Change InstituteNational University of IrelandIreland

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