Hygroscopic organic aerosols during BRAVO?

  title={Hygroscopic organic aerosols during BRAVO?},
  author={Douglas H. Lowenthal and Naresh Kumar and Jenny L Hand and Derek E. Day and Sonia M Kreidenweis and Jeffrey Collett and Taehyoung Lee and Lowell L. Ashbaugh},
  journal={Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association},
  volume={53 10},
The hygroscopic properties of the organic fraction of aerosols are poorly understood. The ability of organic aerosols to absorb water as a function of relative humidity (RH) was examined using data collected during the 1999 Big Bend Regional Aerosol and Visibility Observational Study (BRAVO). (On average, organics accounted for 22% of fine particulate… CONTINUE READING