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|Title:||Lessons learnt from the first EMEP intensive measurement periods|
|Authors:||AAS W.; BIEBER Elke; BERGSTROM Robert; CEBURNIS D.; ELLERMANN T.; FARGELI H.; FROELICH Marina; GEHRIG Robert; MAKKONEN U.; NEMITZ E.; OTJES Rene; PEREZ N.; PERRINO Cinzia; PREVOT Andre S. H.; PUTAUD Jean-Philippe; SIMPSON David; SPINDLER Gerald; VANA Milan; YTTRI Karl Espen; TSYRO S.|
|Citation:||ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS vol. 12 no. 17 p. 8073-8094|
|Publisher:||COPERNICUS GESELLSCHAFT MBH|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||The first EMEP intensive measurement periods were held in June 2006 and January 2007. The measurements aimed to characterize the aerosol chemical compositions, including the gas/aerosol partitioning of inorganic compounds. The measurement program during these periods included daily or hourly measurements of the secondary inorganic components, with additional measurements of elementaland organic carbon (EC and OC) and mineral dust in PM1, PM2.5 and PM10. These measurements have provided extended knowledge regarding the composition of particulate matter and the temporal and spatial variability of PM, as well as an extended database for the assessment of chemical transport models. This paper summarise the first experiences of making use of measurements from the first EMEP intensive measurement periods along with EMEP model results from the updated model version to characterise aerosol composition. We investigated how the PM chemical composition varies between the summer and the winter month and geographically.|
|JRC Directorate:||Sustainable Resources|
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