Solar eclipse demonstrating the importance of photochemistry in new particle formation

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Jokinen, Tuija; Kontkanen, Jenni; Lehtipalo, Katrianne; Manninen, Hanna E.; Aalto, Juho; Porcar-Castell, Albert; Garmash, Olga; Nieminen, Tuomo; Ehn, Mikael; Kangasluoma, Juha; Junninen, Heikki; Levula, Janne; Duplissy, Jonathan; Ahonen, Lauri R.; Rantala, Pekka; Heikkinen, Liine; Yan, Chao; Sipila, Mikko; Worsnop, Douglas R.; Back, Jaana; Petäjä, Tuukka; Kerminen, Veli-Matti; Kulmala, Markku;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports,volume 7,page45,707 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/srep45707, pmc: PMC5379550
  • Subject: ATMOSPHERE | 4112 Forestry | BOREAL-FOREST ENVIRONMENT | SPECTROMETER | 114 Physical sciences | SULFURIC-ACID | GROWTH-RATES | OZONE | Article | PRODUCTS | NUCLEATION | NEUTRAL CLUSTER | SECONDARY ORGANIC AEROSOL | 1172 Environmental sciences

Solar eclipses provide unique possibilities to investigate atmospheric processes, such as new particle formation (NPF), important to the global aerosol load and radiative balance. The temporary absence of solar radiation gives particular insight into different oxidation... View more