Remote Ambient Aerosols found in the Southern Great Plains and Eastern North Atlantic

ProQuest has published a Thesis by D. Bonanno about an “investigation of various aerosol types and the role they play in the hydrological system and global climate models.”

Scanning transmission X-ray microscopy with near edge X-ray fine structure (STXM/NEXAFS) was used for quantification of C, N and O and was used “used to generate organic volume fractions and to provide mixing state parameters and diversity measurements”

Silson’s silicon nitride membranes of size 0.5 x 0.5 mm and thickness 100nm were used during sample collection and as impaction substrates for experiments conducted at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Southern Great Plains (SGP) field site

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