Aerosol meteorology of Maritime Continent for the 2012 7SEAS southwest monsoon...

Reid, J., N. D. Lagrosas, H. Jonsson, E. A. Reid, S. A. Atwood, T. J. Boyd, V. P. Ghate, P. Xian, D. Posselt, J. B. Simpas, S. N. Uy, K. Zaiger, D. R. Blake, A. Bucholtz, J. R. Campbell, B. N. Chew, S. S. Cliff, B. Holben, R. E. Holz, E. Hyer, S. M. Kreidenweis, A. P. Kuciauskas, S. Lolli, M. M. Oo, K. D. Perry, S. V. Salinas, W. R. Sessions, A. Smirnov, A. L. Walker, Q. Wang, L. Yu, J. Zhang, and Y. Zhao (2016), Aerosol meteorology of Maritime Continent for the 2012 7SEAS southwest monsoon intensive study – Part 2: Philippine receptor observations of fine-scale aerosol behavior, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14057-14078, doi:10.5194/acp-16-14057-2016.

The largest 7 Southeast Asian Studies (7SEAS) operations period within the Maritime Continent (MC) occurred in the August–September 2012 biomass burning season. Data included were observations aboard the M/Y Vasco, dispatched to the Palawan Archipelago and Sulu Sea of the Philippines for September 2012. At these locations, the Vasco observed MC smoke and pollution entering the southwest monsoon (SWM) monsoonal trough. Here we describe the research cruise findings and the finer-scale aerosol meteorology of this convectively active region. This 2012 cruise complemented a 2-week cruise in 2011 and was generally consistent with previous findings in terms of how smoke emission and transport related to monsoonal flows, tropical cyclones (TC), and the covariance between smoke transport events and

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