Atmospheric bromoform at Mace Head, Ireland: seasonality and evidence for a peatland source

@article{Carpenter2005AtmosphericBA,
  title={Atmospheric bromoform at Mace Head, Ireland: seasonality and evidence for a peatland source},
  author={L. Carpenter and D. Wevill and S. O'Doherty and G. Spain and P. Simmonds},
  journal={Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={2927-2934}
}
  • L. Carpenter, D. Wevill, +2 authors P. Simmonds
  • Published 2005
  • Environmental Science
  • Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
  • Abstract. In situ atmospheric observations of bromoform (CHBr3) made over a 2.5 year period at Mace Head, Ireland from May 2001- Dec 2003, including during the NAMBLEX (North Atlantic Marine Boundary Layer Experiment) campaign, show broad maxima from spring until autumn and winter minima, with mixing ratios of 5.3+1.0 pptv (mid March - mid October) and 1.8+0.8 pptv (December-February). This indicates that, unlike CHCl3, which has a summer minimum and winter maximum at Mace Head, local… CONTINUE READING
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