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Natural and anthropogenic atmospheric mercury in the European Arctic: A fractionation study

Steen A, Berg T, Dastoor A, Durnford D, Engelsen O, Hole L, Pfaffhuber K ...see all

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, vol. 11, issue 13 (2011) pp. 6273-6284

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Gaseous elemental mercury (GEM) is converted to reactive gaseous mercury (RGM) during springtime Atmospheric Mercury Depletion Events (AMDE). This study reports the longest time series of GEM, RGM and particle-bound mercury (PHg) concentrations from a European Arctic site. From 27 April 2007 until 31 December 2008 composite GEM, RGM and PHg measurements were conducted in Ny-Alesund (78 degrees 54' N, 11 degrees 53' E). The average concentrations of the complete dataset were 1.6 +/- 0.3 ng m(-3), 8 +/- 13 pg m(-3) and 8 +/- 25 pg m(-3) for GEM, RGM and PHg, respectively. For the complete dataset the atmospheric mercury distribution was 99% GEM, whereas RGM and PHg constituted

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  • A. O. Steen

  • T. Berg

  • A. P. Dastoor

  • D. A. Durnford

  • O. Engelsen

  • L. R. Hole

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