Arctic study of trophospheric aerosol, clouds and radiation

Updated 2017-05-08

Arctic study of trophospheric aerosol, clouds and radiation

Time frame

Project time span
2004 - 2007
Data collection
2000 - 2007
Data processing
2000 - 2007
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
Radovan Krejci

Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry (ACES) Atmospheric Science Unit Stockholm University, Svante Arrhenius väg 8 S-106 91 Stockholm Sweden

+46 8 674 7224
+46 8 674 7325
Other project contacts

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Climate change effects
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.


Regions studied
Climate change effects
Climate change effects
Other areas

Stations or areas where observations are made

Data availability

Data availability and access


References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports

Ström, J., Umegård, J., Tørseth, K., Tunved, P., Hansson, H.-C., Holmén, K., Wismann, V., Herber, A. and König-Langlo, G., One year of particle size distribution and aerosol chemical composition measurements at the Zeppelin Station, Svalbard, March 2000-March 2001, J. Phys. Chem. Earth, 28, 1181-1190, 2003.

Treffeisen, R., P. Tunved, J. Ström, A. Herber, J. Bareiss, A. Helbig, R.S. Stone, W. Hoyningen-Huene, R. Krejci, A. Stohl, and R. Neuber, Arctic smoke – aerosol characteristics during a record air pollution event in the European Arctic and its radiative impact, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 7, 3035-3053,, 2007

Engvall, A.-C., R. Krejci, J. Ström, R. Treffeisen, R. Scheele, O. Hermansen, and J. Paatero, Changes in aerosol properties during spring-summer period in the Arctic troposphere, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 8, 445-462,, 2008,

Engvall, A.-C., R. Krejci, J. Ström, A. Minikin, R. Treffeisen, A. Stohl and A. Herber, In-situ airborne observations of the microphysical properties of the Arctic tropospheric aerosol during late spring and summer, Tellus B – Chemical and Physical Meteorology,  doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00348.x, 2008, Vol. 60 (3), pp 392–404, 2008

Behrenfeldt U., R. Krejci, J. Ström, A. Stohl, Chemical properties of Arctic aerosol particles collected at the Zeppelin station during the aerosol transition period in May and June of 2004, Tellus B – Chemical and Physical Meteorology, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00349.x, 2008, Vol. 60 (3), pp 405–415, 2008

Engvall, A.-C., J. Ström, P. Tunved, R. Krejci, H. Schlager, A. Minikin, The radiative effect of an aged, internally-mixed Arctic aerosol originating from lower-latitude biomass burning, Tellus B –Chemical and Physical Meteorology, Vol 61, Issue 4, pp 677-684, 2009

Khosrawi F., J. Ström, A. Minikin, R. Krejci, Binary homogeneous nucleation of H2SO4/H20 in the Arctic free troposphere during the ASTAR 2004 campaign, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 
Vol. 10, pp 1105 – 1120, 2010, 


Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

QA/QC Information (what QA/QC procedures are implemented, laboratories involvment in QA/QC activities, model verification/validation routines, etc.)

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Other institutes involved in the project

Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Germany

National Institute for Polar research (NIPR), Japan

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