DOI: 10.1029/2004jd005458
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Abstract: [1] A novel analytical method is presented to estimate the total condensable vapor concentration in the ambient atmosphere. The method requires the aerosol size distribution as its only input and is thus straightforward enough to apply to atmospheric data. In order to estimate the condensable vapor concentrations over boreal forest regions, the method was applied to four years of new particle formation days at SMEAR II site in southern Finland. The growth rate of newly formed particles provided additional inf…

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