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Show simple item record Sprovieri, F Pirrone, N Bencardino, M D'Amore, F Angot, H Walters, Chavon R 2017-05-16T12:19:05Z 2017-05-16T12:19:05Z 2017-02
dc.identifier.citation Sprovieri, F., Pirrone, N., Bencardino, M. et al. 2017. Five-year records of mercury wet deposition flux at GMOS sites in the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Atmoshperic Chemistry and Physics, vol. 17(4): 2689-2708. doi:10.5194/acp-17-2689-2017 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1680-7367
dc.identifier.uri doi:10.5194/acp-17-2689-2017
dc.description © Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. en_US
dc.description.abstract The atmospheric deposition of mercury (Hg) occurs via several mechanisms, including dry and wet scavenging by precipitation events. In an effort to understand the atmospheric cycling and seasonal depositional characteristics of Hg, wet deposition samples were collected for approximately 5 years at 17 selected GMOS monitoring sites located in the Northern and Southern hemispheres in the framework of the Global Mercury Observation System (GMOS) project. Total mercury (THg) exhibited annual and seasonal patterns in Hg wet deposition samples. Interannual differences in total wet deposition are mostly linked with precipitation volume, with the greatest deposition flux occurring in the wettest years. This data set provides a new insight into baseline concentrations of THg concentrations in precipitation worldwide, particularly in regions such as the Southern Hemisphere and tropical areas where wet deposition as well as atmospheric Hg species were not investigated before, opening the way for future and additional simultaneous measurements across the GMOS network as well as new findings in future modeling studies. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher European Geosciences Union. Other parties: Copernicus Publications en_US
dc.subject Global Mercury Observation System en_US
dc.subject GMOS en_US
dc.subject Mercury wet deposition en_US
dc.subject Total mercury en_US
dc.title Five-year records of mercury wet deposition flux at GMOS sites in the Northern and Southern hemispheres en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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