Aging of biomass burning aerosols over West Africa: Aircraft measurements of chemical composition, microphysical properties, and emission ratios

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Capes, Gerard; Johnson, Ben; McFiggans, G.; Williams, P. I.; Haywood, J.; Coe, Hugh;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1029/2008JD009845
  • Subject: black carbon | hydrocarbon-like | Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) | Geophysics | safari 2000 | mass-spectrometer | oxygenated organic aerosols | Atmospheric Science | optical-properties | Space and Planetary Science | physical-properties | c-130 aircraft | carbonaceous aerosols | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1900/1908 | particles | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1900/1901 | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1900/1912 | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1900/1902
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This paper investigates the physical and chemical characteristics of biomass burning aerosol over West Africa using data from the UK Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements aircraft. Measurements of biomass burning aerosol were made during the Dust and Biomass-bu... View more
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