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New paper in Atmospheric Environment, Wonaschütz et al

"Seasonality of new particle formation in Vienna, Austria - Influence on air mass origin and aerosol chemical composition"

 

Contributors: Mag. Anna Wonaschütz, PhD, Mag. Anselm Demattio, Mag. Robert Wagner, Dr. Julia Burkart, Mag. Wolfgang Ludwig, Dr. Gerhard Steiner and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Regina Hitzenberger

In this paper, long-term measurements and intensive campaigns from our rooftop laboratory are presented and combined with meteorological measurements and modeled air mass trajectories. We observed changes ion aerosol chemical composition with different air mass origins during the intensive campaigns. New particle formation events, which are a source of ultrafine particles, were observed mostly in spring, summer, and fall on days with above-average solar radiation and ozone concentrations.

 

Snow-capped aerosol inlet during the winter 2013 intensive measurement campaign

One of the beautiful views from our rooftop laboratory

 

Link to the publication:

Wonaschütz, A., Demattio, A, Wagner, R., Burkart, J., Zikova, N., Vodicka, P., Ludwig, W., Steiner, G., Schwarz, J., Hitzenberger, R.
"Seasonality of new particle formation in Vienna, Austria - Influence on air mass origin and aerosol compostion"
Atmos. Environ. 118, 118-126, 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.07.035

 

 

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