Convective forcing of mercury and ozone in the Arctic boundary layer induced by leads in sea ice

  title={Convective forcing of mercury and ozone in the Arctic boundary layer induced by leads in sea ice},
  author={Christopher W. Moore and Daniel Obrist and Alexandra Steffen and Ralf M. Staebler and Thomas A. Douglas and Andreas Richter and Son V. Nghiem},
The ongoing regime shift of Arctic sea ice from perennial to seasonal ice is associated with more dynamic patterns of opening and closing sea-ice leads (large transient channels of open water in the ice), which may affect atmospheric and biogeochemical cycles in the Arctic. Mercury and ozone are rapidly removed from the atmospheric boundary layer during depletion events in the Arctic, caused by destruction of ozone along with oxidation of gaseous elemental mercury (Hg(0)) to oxidized mercury… Expand
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