Aeolian and Ice Transport of Matter (Including Pollutants) in the Arctic

  • Vladimir P. ShevchenkoEmail author
  • Anna A. Vinogradova
  • Alexander P. Lisitzin
  • Alexander N. Novigatsky
  • Mikhail V. Panchenko
  • Victor V. Pol’kin
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The results of black carbon (BC) studies in the marine boundary layer over the White, Barents and Kara seas in August–September 2007, snow, ice and under-ice water were studied in the vicinity of the North Pole during the Pan-Arctic Ice Camp Expedition (PAICEX) In April 2008 and modeling of transport of air masses and pollution in the Russian Arctic are presented in this chapter. It is shown that aeolian and ice transport of matter plays an important role in the fate of black carbon, heavy metals and other contaminants in the Arctic.


Black Carbon Suspended Particulate Matter Kola Peninsula Marine Boundary Layer Black Carbon Concentration 
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The authors are thankful to the crews of the research vessel Akademik Mstislav Keldysh and ice camp Barneo for their help during the research cruises. The authors are indebted to the colleagues who took part in joint studies: N.V. Goryunova, V.A. Karlov, V.Yu. Kashchenko, V.S. Kozlov, L.O. Maksimenkov, I.A. Melnikov, S.V. Pisarev, F.A. Pogarsky and to academician V.M. Kotlyakov for support. The authors gratefully acknowledge the NOAA Air Resources Laboratory (ARL) for the provision of the HYSPLIT transport and dispersion model used in this publication.This work was supported by Russian Foundation for Basic Research (grants 14-05-93089 and 14-05-00059), the Department of Earth Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences (project “Nanoparticles in Outer and Inner Geospheres”), State Contract of P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology RAS No. 0149-2014-0026.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir P. Shevchenko
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anna A. Vinogradova
    • 2
  • Alexander P. Lisitzin
    • 1
  • Alexander N. Novigatsky
    • 1
  • Mikhail V. Panchenko
    • 3
  • Victor V. Pol’kin
    • 3
  1. 1.P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology RASMoscowRussia
  2. 2.A. M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics RASMoscowRussia
  3. 3.V. E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RASTomskRussia

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