Soil‐derived sulfate in atmospheric dust particles at Taklimakan desert

@article{Wu2012SoilderivedSI,
  title={Soil‐derived sulfate in atmospheric dust particles at Taklimakan desert},
  author={Feng Wu and Daizhou Zhang and Junji Cao and Junji Cao and Hongmei Xu and Zhisheng An},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  year={2012},
  volume={39}
}
Dust‐associated sulfate is believed to be a key species which can alter the physical and chemical properties of dust particles in the atmosphere. Its occurrence in the particles has usually been considered to be the consequence of particles' aging in the air although it is present in some crustal minerals. Our observation at the north and south edge of Taklimakan desert, one of the largest dust sources in the Northern Hemisphere, during a dust episode in April 2008 revealed that sulfate in… 

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