Davison, Brian M. and O'Dowd, C. D. and Hewitt, CN and Smith, M. H. and Harrison, Roy M. and Peel, D. A. and Wolf, E. and Mulvaney, R. and Schwikowski, M. and Baltenspergert, U. (1996) Dimethyl sulfide and its oxidation products in the atmosphere of the Atlantic and Southern Oceans. Atmospheric Environment, 30 (10-11). pp. 1895-1906. ISSN 1352-2310Full text not available from this repository.
Dimethyl sulfide, methane sulfonate, non-sea-salt sulfate and sulfur dioxide concentrations in air were obtained during a cruise between the U.K. and the Antarctic during the period October 1992–January 1993. In equatorial regions (30°N to 30°S) the atmospheric DMS concentration ranged from 3 to 46 ng (S)m−3 with an average of 18 ng(S)m−3. In the polar waters and regions south of the Falkland Islands concentrations from 3 to 714ng(S)m−3 were observed with a mean concentration of 73ng(S)m−3. Methane sulfonate concentrations were also enhanced in the vicinity of the Antarctic Peninsula and in the Weddell Sea. A simple model of DMS oxidation was used to estimate the ocean to atmosphere flux rate, and this was found to be within the range of previous estimates, with a mean value of 1011 ng(S) m−2 h−1.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Atmospheric Environment|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Dimethyl sulfide ; Antarctica ; aerosol|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre|
|Deposited On:||17 Feb 2009 13:54|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 15:54|
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