Vol. 34, issue 12, article # 5

Pol'kin V. V., Panchenko M. V., Terpugova S. A. Condensation activity of atmospheric aerosol particles of different size as assessed from the data of an optical counter. // Optika Atmosfery i Okeana. 2021. V. 34. No. 12. P. . DOI: 10.15372/AOO20211205 [in Russian].
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The results of experimental study of the condensation activity of particles of different size carried out in October 2020 till June 2021 with use of an AZ-10 optical counter, equipped with a system for artificial humidification of atmospheric aerosol collected, are considered. Hygrograms of the total aerosol scattering coefficient were simultaneously measured with a M903 integral nephelometer. The atmospheric conditions and aerosol characteristics during the measurement period were typical, which was confirmed from the comparison with long-term series of the condensation activity parameter for the scattering coefficient at an angle of 45°.


aerosol, photoelectric counters, condensation activity


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