Elemental Concentrations at Capo Cavallo (Corsica) from 1985 to 1988

Link to the Mediterranean meta database

Daily aerosol samples

You can find here bulk data as Microsoft Excel 5 folder (220 Ko) or Text File (55 Ko) for Na, Al, Si, P, S, Ca, Mn, Fe, Co, Cu, Zn and Pb. Data are expressed as ng of element per cubic meter of air.

Graphs are available for Na and Al.

Total deposition

You can find here bulk data as Microsoft Excel 5 folder (220 Ko) or Text File (55 Ko) for Na, Al, Si, P, Mn, Fe, Cu, Zn and Pb. Data are expressed inµg/cm²/d

Graphs are available for Al and Pb.

Analyses were conducted by XRF (X ray Fluorescence) using a thin layer method. For the solid phase, and by Atomic Absorption for the soluble elements.

Please, read the relevant publications if you are interested by these data, and contact G. Bergametti or R. Losno before use. Total deposition data are from E. Remoundaki.

Remerciement: La Marine Française et son personnel pour son aide (1985-1987).

Acknowledgments: French Navy for help (1985-1987).

Relevant publications:

R. Losno, G. Bergametti et P. Buat-Ménard, Zinc partitioning in Mediterranean rainwater, Geophys. Res. Lett., 15, 1389-1392, 1988.

G. Bergametti, A.L. Dutot, P. Buat-Ménard, R. Losno et E. Remoudaki, Seasonal variability of the elemental composition of atmospheric aerosol particles over the Northwestern Mediterranean, Tellus, 41B, 353-361, 1989.

G. Bergametti, L. Gomes, E. Remoudaki, M. Desbois, D. Martin et P.Buat-Ménard, Present transport and deposition patterns of African dusts to the North-Western Mediterranean, in Paleoclimatology and Paleometeorology: Modern and past patterns of global atmospheric transport, M. Leinen and M. Sarnthein eds, NATO ASI Series n° 282, Kluwer Publ. Company, Dordrecht, pp 227-252, 1989.

E. Remoudaki, G. Bergametti and P. Buat-Ménard, Temporal variability of atmospheric lead concentrations and fluxes over the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 1043-1055, 1991.

E. Remoudaki, G. Bergametti and R. Losno, On the dynamic of the atmospheric input of copper and manganese into the Western Mediterranean Sea, Atmos. Environ., 25A, 733-744, 1991.

G. Bergametti, E. Remoudaki, R. Losno, E. Steiner, B. Chatenet et P.Buat-Ménard, Sources, transport and deposition of atmospheric phosphorus over the northwestern Mediterranean, J. of Atmos. Chem., 14, 501-513, 1992.

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