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The Great Dun Fell Cloud Experiment 1993: an overview

Choularton, T. W.; Colvile, R. N.; Bower, K. N.; Gallagher, M. W.; Wells, M.; Beswick, K. M.; Arends, B. G.; Mols, J. J.; Kos, G. P. A.; Fuzzi, S.; Lind, J. A.; Orsi, G.; Facchini, M. C.; Laj, P.; Gieray, R.; Wieser, P.; Engelhardt, T.; Berner, A.; Kruisz, C.; Moller, D.; Acker, K.; Wieprecht, W.; Luttke, J.; Levsen, K.; Bizjak, M.; Hansson, H.-C.; Cederfelt, S.-I.; Frank, G.; Mentes, B.; Martinsson, B.; Orsine, D.; Svenningsson, B.; Swietlicki, E.; Wiedensohler, A.; Noone, K. J.; Pahl, S.; Winkler, P.; Seyffer, E.; Helas, G.; Jaeschke, W.; Georgii, H. W.; Wobrock, W.; Preiss, M.; Maser, R.; Schell, D.; Dollard, G.; Jones, B.; Davies, T.; Sedlak, D. L.; David, M. M.; Wendisch, M.; Cape, J. N.; Hargreaves, K. J.; Sutton, M. A.; Storeton-West, R. L.; Fowler, D.; Hallberg, A.; Harrison, R. M.; Peak, J. D.. 1997 The Great Dun Fell Cloud Experiment 1993: an overview. Atmospheric Environment, 31 (16). 2393-2405. 10.1016/S1352-2310(96)00316-0

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Abstract/Summary

The 1993 Ground-based Cloud Experiment on Great Dun Fell used a wide range of measurements of trace gases, aerosol particles and cloud droplets at five sites to study their sources and sinks especially those in cloud. These measurements have been interpreted using a variety of models. The conclusions add to our knowledge of air pollution, acidification of the atmosphere and the ground, eutrophication and climate change. The experiment is designed to use the hill cap cloud as a flow-through reactor, and was conducted in varying levels of pollution typical of much of the rural temperate continental northern hemisphere in spring-time.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1016/S1352-2310(96)00316-0
Programmes: CEH Programmes pre-2009 publications > Biogeochemistry
CEH Sections: _ Atmospheric Sciences
ISSN: 1352-2310
Additional Keywords: Aerosol, cloud, trace gas, acid deposition, global warming, air quality, ammonia, oxides of nitrogen, sulphur dioxide, atmospheric chemistry, organic molecules, transition metals, Henry's law, air flow, entrainment, lagrangian, field experiment, measurement, instrumentation, modelling, environmental science and technology, quality assurance, closure
NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
Atmospheric Sciences
Date made live: 27 Aug 2008 14:14
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/3851

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