Modelling Regional Aerosols: Impact of Cloud Processing on Gases and Particles over Eastern North America and in Its Outflow During ICARTT 2004

  • W. Gong
  • J. Zhang
  • M. D. Moran
  • P. A. Makar
  • S. L. Gong
  • C. Stroud
  • V. S. Bouchet
  • S. Cousineau
  • S. Ménard
  • M. Samaali
  • M. Sassi
  • B. Pabla
  • R. Leaitch
  • A. M. Macdonald
  • K. Anlauf
  • K. Hayden
  • D. Toom-Sauntry
  • A. Leithead
  • J. W. Strapp
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Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

Abstract

A regional aerosol model, AURAMS (A Unified Regional Air-quality Modelling System), is used to simulate gases and aerosols over eastern North America for the ICARTT field campaign period during summer 2004. The model performance is evaluated against both ground-based and airborne observations during the field campaign. A model sensitivity study is used to assess the impact of cloud processing on the aerosol characteristics in the air masses over eastern North America and its outflow to the North Atlantic during the study period.

Keywords

Air-quality modelling cloud processing of gas and aerosol regional aerosols 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Gong
    • 1
  • J. Zhang
    • 1
  • M. D. Moran
    • 1
  • P. A. Makar
    • 1
  • S. L. Gong
    • 1
  • C. Stroud
    • 1
  • V. S. Bouchet
    • 2
  • S. Cousineau
    • 2
  • S. Ménard
    • 2
  • M. Samaali
    • 2
  • M. Sassi
    • 2
  • B. Pabla
    • 1
  • R. Leaitch
    • 1
  • A. M. Macdonald
    • 1
  • K. Anlauf
    • 1
  • K. Hayden
    • 1
  • D. Toom-Sauntry
    • 1
  • A. Leithead
    • 1
  • J. W. Strapp
    • 1
  1. 1.Environment CanadaTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Environment CanadaMontrealCanada

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