Mineralogy and mixing state of North African mineral dust by on-line single-particle mass spectrometry

  title={Mineralogy and mixing state of North African mineral dust by on-line single-particle mass spectrometry},
  author={Nicholas A. Marsden and Romy Ullrich and Ottmar M{\"o}hler and Stine Eriksen Hammer and Konrad Kandler and Zhiqiang Cui and Paul I. Williams and Michael J. Flynn and Dantong Liu and James D. Allan and Hugh Coe},
Abstract. The mineralogy and mixing state of dust particles originating from the African continent influences climate and marine ecosystems in the North Atlantic due to its effect on radiation, cloud properties and biogeochemical cycling. Single-particle mineralogy and mixing state is particularly important in many processes but is difficult to predict because of large temporal and spatial variability and the lack of in-situ measurements of dust properties during emission, transport and… 
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