Science news archive

« Back

Organic sulphates found in aerosols

Organic sulphates found in aerosols

A considerable part of sulphate in aerosols is bonded in organic molecules as organosulphates and nitrooxy-organosulphates. These compounds also have an effect on aerosol hygroscopicity.

More information:

Researcher Ulla Makkonen, tel. +358

Organic sulphates found in aerosols

50 911 9011

Vogel A. L., Schneider J., Müller-Tautges C., Phillips G. J., Pöhlker M. L., Rose D., Zuth C., Makkonen U.,  Hakola H., Crowley J. N., Andreae M. O., Pöschl U. and Hoffmann T., 2016. Aerosol Chemistry Resolved by Mass Spectrometry: Linking Field Measurements of Cloud Condensation Nuclei Activity to Organic Aerosol Composition. Environmental Science & Technology 2016 50 (20), 10823-10832.

Vogel A. L., Schneider J., Müller-Tautges C., Klimach T., and Hoffmann T., 2016. Aerosol Chemistry Resolved by Mass Spectrometry: Insights into Particle Growth after Ambient New Particle Formation Environmental Science & Technology 2016 50 (20), 10814-10822.


Research

The Finnish Meteorological Institute is a leading expert in meteorology, air quality, climate change, earth observation, marine and arctic research areas. FMI is in a unique position to study various themes of climate change in the Northern context.

 

High-quality observational data and research is utilized to develop services to benefit our everyday life. Visible examples are improvement of weather forecasts, development of new expert and warning services as well as applications of the newest research results.